Published: Wed, October 03, 2018
Sports | By Brett Lawson

Ex-Man Utd manager Docherty urges club to sell 'wantaway' Pogba

Ex-Man Utd manager Docherty urges club to sell 'wantaway' Pogba

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is embarrassing the Premier League giants, according to Paul Scholes, who is surprised the club are standing by the former Chelsea boss.

The 43-year-old former England worldwide has been a stern critic of Mourinho and did not hold back ahead of United's clash with Valencia on Tuesday night.

The sense of farce was added to by United's inexplicable underestimation of Manchester's rush-hour traffic, leading to their late arrival and forcing kick-off to be delayed by five minutes.

This was the fourth straight match in all competitions that the Portuguese's side had failed to win, meaning scrutiny will only intensify ahead of Saturday's Premier League visit of Newcastle.

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Iwobi's introduction worked a treat as he provided the assist for Craig Cathcart's own goal and involving in the second goal scored by Mesut Ozil .

Rashford fired wide from the edge of the area and had another long-range effort comfortably handled by Neto early on.

Valencia registered their first win of the Spanish season at the seventh attempt at Real Sociedad on Saturday, but the Spaniards' struggles to score goals were also obvious despite enjoying plenty of possession. In the second half there was more [desire] and the team tried even more.

However, inspiration was in short supply during the opening 45 minutes as United once again produced a lacklustre performance, with Rashford coming closest when he cut inside before flashing an effort wide of the near post in the 15th minute.

The fans inside Old Trafford began to urge their side to attack, and the players responded by creating their best chance of the match up to that point when the ball fell kindly for Paul Pogba, whose shot from inside the box was well blocked.

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