Graeme Souness thinks Paul Pogba should have been sent off during Man United 1-0 Spurs


Manchester United picked up a big win against Tottenham at Wembley on Sunday, as Ole Gunnar Solskjaer proved that he's up to the tougher tests of Premier League football. 

Before the game, United had five wins from five under their caretaker boss, but many believed that wins against the likes of Reading and Cardiff and weren't a real measure of the team.   

Therefore, Spurs offered the first real challenge of the Solskjaer era and it was one that the baby-faced assassin passed. 

Marcus Rashford scored the only goal of the game, but it was goalkeeper David de Gea who scooped the Man of the Match award. 

He made 11 saves as Dele Alli, Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen were all denied over the 90 minutes. 

Without the Spaniard's heroics, United wouldn't have been able to pick up all three points at Wembley.   

Another player who's been getting a lot of praise following the game - and over the last few weeks in general - is Paul Pogba.  


The midfielder set up Rashford's winning goal with a wonderful assist that some fans are calling the best of the season. 

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In fact, the Frenchman has put in a number of other impressive performances since Solskjaer has taken over, and he's once again proving that he's one of the best in the league. 

However, not everyone was impressed with Pogba on Sunday.

Graeme Souness, who's been publically critical of him this season, spotted a late challenge he made on Alli during the game and believes the United player should have been sent off. 



In fact, he was so sure it was a red card offence, that he blasted Mike Dean's decision following the game, and claimed that the ref knows nothing about football. 

"I think it's a red card. And there's not one ounce of doubt in my mind. He knew what he was doing," Souness said on Sky Sports, per the Daily Mail.

"You step over it, you use your strength to keep the player away, but look where the ball is, look where the foot is.

"If that referee doesn't see that as a red card, he sees it as a foul, he sees it as a yellow card, then he knows nothing about football, the referee.

"There wasn't one ounce of doubt in my mind he's gone over the ball to do him."

Yet again, Souness has been highly critical of Pogba. There's no doubt it was a poor challenge, but to suggest the midfielder was out to hurt Alli is a bit of a stretch. 

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And to say that Dean, who's refereed in the Premier League for 19 years, knows nothing about football, is just ridiculous. 

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