Man Utd fan causes stir with tweet about Paul Pogba & Fred after Brighton loss

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Manchester United's season hasn't exactly got off to a great start.

The Red Devils were lucky to come away with a 2-1 win in their first game against Leicester, with the Foxes deserving of at least a draw at Old Trafford.

But on Sunday afternoon, United's luck has well and truly run out, with Brighton beating Jose Mourinho's side 3-2 at the Amex.

The scoreline flattered the red half of Manchester, with a number of their big names turning in woeful displays on the south coast.

Anthony Martial, Juan Mata and Luke Shaw are sure to feel the wrath of Mourinho once again behind closed doors.

But it was in central midfield where a lot of the problems stemmed from against the Seagulls.

Andres Pereira, Fred and Paul Pogba lined up in a three which worked to great effect against Leicester.

However, Chris Hughton's side brutally exposed it, with Dale Stephens, Davy Propper and Pascal Gross all having fine games.

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And one major Man Utd fan account dropped a divisive tweet on the partnership of Pogba and summer signing Fred after the game.


It's a very interesting point.

Pogba spent the whole summer with France at the World Cup thriving in a midfield two alongside N'Golo Kante.

While Fred is not at the same level as the Chelsea man, he is a player in a similar mould to Kante, so why can't Pogba operate in a similar manner?


The comments from United fans were very interesting to say the least.


It's hard to pinpoint what the issue is.

Are Mourinho's tactics aged and therefore nullifying the progression of the two midfielders?

Or are they simply not listening to the manager's orders and playing far too casually.


There is no doubt that there is a certain element of the latter. On far too many occasions, both Pogba and Fred were guilty of making casual passes which failed to find a teammate.

Mourinho needs Nemanja Matic back as soon as possible.

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Chris Hughton
Pascal Gross
Davy Propper
Dale Stephens
Anthony Martial
Jose Mourinho
Paul Pogba
Luke Shaw
Juan Mata
Nemanja Matic
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