Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Neville Angry at 'Joker' Pog's Performance

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Neville Angry at 'Joker' Pog's Performance

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GARY Neville has blasted Paul Pogba's first-half performance in United's win over Crystal Palace saying: "Everything he does is like a YouTube or Instagram video".

The France midfielder gave the ball away attempting a long pass before Andros Townsend gave Palace a 1-0 lead at Selhurst Park.

Palace made it 2-0 through Patrick van Aanholt early in the second half but United hit back with goals from Chris Smalling and Romelu Lukaku before Nemanja Matic's stoppage-time winner.

That revival had looked highly unlikely during a poor first 45 minutes and Pogba's display angered ex-United defender Neville.

"His great weakness is that he plays like he's playing in the park with his mates," said Neville during the half-time analysis on Sky Sport.

"It's like everything he does is like a YouTube or Instagram video. …

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