Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has claimed that Paul Pogba is yet to hit his best and expects him to be a key leader at Old Trafford in the coming years.
The Frenchman has scintillating form following the restart of football after the coronavirus shutdown, forming a pivotal partnership with Bruno Fernandes.
Pogba had made just six appearances before March due to ankle injuries and had been heavily linked with a move away from Old Trafford.
Solskjaer believes the £89million signing is only now entering the prime of his career and will now play an important role asUnitedsearch for Europa League glory.
“What Paul said, was said before. Since coming back from injury [he] has been a delight,” Solskjaer said, as reported byThe Mirror.
“He has worked really hard, he is happy and he is playing well. We are going to see the best of Paul in the next couple of seasons, I’m sure. And I’m looking forward to seeing him grow with this team.
“He will have to be one of the leaders, one of the main figures, because he is just coming to his peak time as a footballer at 27.
“I am really looking forward to working with him.”
Pogba has just 10 months remaining on his current United deal and Solskjaer clearly sees the Frenchman in his long-term plans. Man United is expected to open contract talks in the coming weeks.