Comparing Man Utd’s record with and without Paul Pogba under Solskjaer

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After four-and-a-half years at Manchester United, Paul Pogba’s time at the club could be coming to an end in the next transfer window. 

The France international was a key player in the early parts of Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s reign but has fallen out of favour in 2020-21 and now wants to leave the club, according to Mino Raiola.

We’ve taken a look at United’s record under Solskjaer when Pogba* starts and compared it to their record when he is on the bench or missing from the matchday squad altogether.

With Pogba starting

Played: 49
Won: 25
Drawn: 10
Lost: 14

Goals for: 87
Goals against: 60

Points per game: 1.73
Win rate: 51%
Loss rate: 28.6%
Goals per game: 1.77
Goals against per game: 1.22

Without Pogba starting

Played: 58
Won: 35
Drawn: 11
Lost: 12

Goals for: 110
Goals against: 50

Points per game: 2.0
Win rate: 60.3%
Loss rate: 20.7%
Goals per game: 1.89
Goals against per game: 0.86

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