“We don’t want them to win the title”: Paul Pogba admits that Liverpool has one hand in the Premier League
“We don’t want them to win the title”: Paul Pogba admits that Liverpool’s rivals have one hand in the Premier League trophy and says the Reds are “ahead of everyone”
- Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba admits that Liverpool are deserved leaders
- The waiting Premier League champion defeated West Ham Utd on Monday-evening
- Pogba, who is currently injured, does not want United’s rivals to win the competition
- But he says that Reds are now better than in their winning Champions League year
Paul Pogba believes that Liverpool “deserves to be where they are now” because the Reds are getting closer to the Premier League title.
The midfielder of Manchester United, who only played twice since September due to a number of ankle problems, spoke ESPN about the fantastic form of Jurgen Klopp’s side this season.
Liverpool won again on Monday-evening and came from behind to beat West Ham 3-2 in Anfield, and Pogba admitted that United’s big rivals were “ahead of everyone.”
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba admitted that Liverpool was far ahead of the rest
The Reds are currently 22 points at the top and have only dropped two points throughout the season
LIVERPOOL IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE 2019-20
- Position: 1st
- Points: 79
- Victories: 26
- Draws: 1
- Losses: 0
- Goals scored / conceded: 64/17
- Top scorer: Mo Salah (15)
‘They haven’t lost a single competition in the season this season. They already have a hand on the Premier League trophy, “said Pogba.
“As a Manchester United player and with the rivalry between us, we don’t want them to win the title.
“We don’t want anyone else to win next to us, but as a football fan and a respectful player of the opposition team, I have to say they deserve to be where they are today.
“They were even better than last season when they won the Champions League and the season before [lost the final to Real Madrid]. ”
The Reds are currently 22 points clear in the top of the Premier League, after having dropped two points the entire season.
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp celebrates after a new Premier League victory on Monday evening
United was that team that kept Liverpool on a draw in Old Trafford in October, but since then the leaders have defeated everything on their way.
Pogba, meanwhile, was revealed by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer last week that he was not training ‘anywhere near’ with the first team.
The French World Cup winner has played only seven Premier League games this season and has yet to score.