Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Moyes Not Sure Pog Can Deliver on the Big Stage

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Moyes Not Sure Pog Can Deliver on the Big Stage

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MANY United supporters have tipped Paul Pogba as a future captain - yet former manager David Moyes has bizarrely doubted his ability to influence key games.

The Scot, who was sacked by United in April 2014 after a nightmare stint at Old Trafford, insists Pogba is a 'good player' but is not convinced he is currently able to make the difference in matches when it counts.

In an interview with ESPN FC TV, Moyes claimed he is unsure whether the France international will develop into a special player like Ryan Giggs or Eric Cantona.

He said: "I think he's a top player, I don't know if he's a player who completely makes a difference for Manchester United.

"I think that over the years Manchester United have had players like Cantona, even Ryan Giggs, people who are special players. I don't know if Pogba's that.

"I think he's a good player, I think he'll add to Manchester United, but will he make the difference? Is he someone who will score the goal at really important stages in games or make the key pass? …

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