Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Three and Easy as Pog Praises Alexis

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Three and Easy as Pog Praises Alexis

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PAUL Pogba believes his understanding with Alexis Sanchez is starting to develop after his man-ofthe-match display in the Manchester derby on Saturday.

United midfielder Pogba scored twice within 10 minutes of the restart to extinguish City's 2-0 lead, and Sanchez's whipped free-kick was volleyed in by Chris Smalling to secure a sensational comeback.

Pogba predictably dominated the post-match analysis by emphatically responding to Pep Guardiola's claim on Friday that he was offered to City by his agent, Mino Raiola, but Sanchez was particularly influential in the second-half. The Chilean played a key role in Pogba's first and provided the assist for his headed equaliser.

Sanchez's January arrival seemed to have an adverse impact on Pogba's United form but the two have excelled in recent Premier League wins, and Pogba lauded the former Arsenal forward's role in his City strikes. …

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