Former Manchester United skipper Gary Neville has responded to Paul Pogba’s remarks he made about Manchester United in his new documentary dubbed “The Pogmentary”.
In the Documentary that is set to be released by Amazon Prime’s French Service on 17 July, The French international promised to show Manchester United. As quoted by The Athletic, Paul Pogba said: “ My thought process is to show Manchester United that they made a mistake in waiting to give me a contract.”
“And to show other clubs that Manchester had made a mistake in not offering me a contract.”
Manchester United signed Paul Pogba for £89million from Juventus in 2016. The French international has struggled to replicate his form at Juventus and has often been criticized by Manchester United fans for being inconsistent.
Paul Pogba’s six years at Manchester United were marred with off-field issues and injuries. The 29 years old was often criticized for being more active on social media than on the pitch. Pogba made 226 appearances for Manchester United scoring 39 goals and providing 51 assists in the process.
The French international won the Carabao Cup and Europa League with Manchester United during his six years spell at Old Trafford.
The Red Devils announced the departure of Paul Pogba along with Juan Mata, Jesse Lingard, and Nemanja Matic earlier this month. Pogba is expected to join Juventus this summer as a free agent.
What did Gary Neville say?
Speaking via TikTok, the former England international said: “I’m not bothered about Pogba’s comments, to be honest with you.
“I think that once a player has left, he can say whatever he wants. Fine, no problem. But I don’t think he has performed well over the last six years.
“I don’t think the club have performed well with him either or handled him well. It’s been a partnership that, to be fair, has failed on both sides so that is what you’d have to say.
“There is no winner when a player leaves after six years with the money that has been spent and very little has been won.
“The player leaves dissatisfied and the club is dissatisfied with it as well. It leaves a bad taste in the mouth because it’s the second time it’s happened.
“You wish him all the best in the future at Juventus.”
Gary Neville earlier this month has also shown concerns about Manchester United’s slow start to business in the transfer window.
He added via Twitter: “I know early in the window but it’s worrying that United is struggling to get business done.
“The others seem set and ready yet United can’t get moving. Erik ten Hag needs his group together asap to mold them. Bringing them in late will only make it harder for him! Fingers crossed it will happen soon.”