Man Utd told to ‘keep Pogba’ and add four stars to challenge for Premier League

Manchester United have been urged to keep Paul Pogba by Robbie Savage and invest in four players so that they can challenge for the Premier League title.

The Red Devils are miles off champions elect Liverpool this season and haven't won the top flight since Sir Alex Ferguson retired in 2013.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is United's fourth permanent manager since then and hopes to restore the success of yesteryear.

The Norwegian has had to deal with a host of issues, one being the uncertainty around wantaway man Pogba, but the BT Sport pundit reckons the club should keep the Frenchman and invest cleverly in order to challenge for the title.

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He said: "It depends about Champions League football but just say you try and get some of these players which will be difficult.

"If you can generate £150m from selling players and they can get £200m investment then that's £350m.

"Koulibaly would be a very good signing. If you an have Wan-Bissaka, Maguire, Koulibaly, Shaw – that's good.

"Keep Pogba – I would – lets say you've got McTominay and Bruno Fernandes. Sancho, Rashford and then Grealish as a ten or Jimenez form Wolves.

"That is four players and if you name that team, Champions League football dependent, if i was a Man Utd owner I would think that team challenges for the title."

But United legend Rio Ferdinand and women's star Karen Carney were not totally convinced the Red Devils should keep hold of Pogba given how he has publicly sought an exit.

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Ferdinand said: "I think that is a conversation that needs to be happening between Man Utd and Pogba. Does he want to stay or go? does Ole want to keep him? Once thats ironed out you can build your team."

While Carney added: "I'm not sure I'd keep Pogba in terms of the whole saga he brings to United – is he staying is he going."

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