Manchester United fans were left in a state of elation following Paul Pogba sensational performance during their side’s 2-1 win over Middlesbrough in the Premier League.
The Frenchman placed himself at the heart of proceedings all afternoon and rounded off a rampaging display with a superb header in the 85th minute.
Man United fans were quick to shower praise on the 23-year-old for what was a game-changing display.
No one can be in a position to criticise Pogba. Has been exceptional in the past few months and proved he's a man for the important moments.
— Liam Canning (@LiamPaulCanning) December 31, 2016
Pogba picking out needles in a haystack. https://t.co/THOIQVEeFl
— Jordan (@FourFourJordan) December 31, 2016
Pogba is so great smh.
— holylander (@SolBadguyXVII) December 31, 2016
Pogba, after a tricky start, has quickly morphed into the heartbeat of this United side. The power and dynamism displayed by Jose Mourinho‘s men going forward is underpinned by the Frenchman’s bombastic influence, and it was fitting that the winning goal – the crowning moment of what was a chaotic encounter – went to the 23-year-old.
United’s late attacking onslaught was nothing like the meek efforts mustered in the past few years; this was an onslaught reflective of Pogba’s power and arrogance going forward – a symbol of a new identity being forged under Mourinho, with the Frenchman thriving at its core.
His goal – a laser-guided header into the top corner following a smart cross from Juan Mata – could prove to be vital in the context of United’s entire season