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'Maybe Pogba's Best Position Is On The Bench'

Former Chelsea and France star Frank Leboeuf had some scathing criticism for Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer following their loss to Arsenal on Sunday.

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The spotlight has been thrust on star midfielder Paul Pogba after it was his foul that led to the decisive penalty in the match.

Leboeuf, however, has taken aim at United boss Solskjaer for how he has been setting up his team, and insisted that the Norwegian needs to rethink Pogba's position.

"I don't know if there is any explanation (for United's form). It was a random win against Leipzig and a lucky one (in the UEFA Champions League last Wednesday)," he told ESPN.

"What we have seen in the Premier League is not good enough from Manchester United. The level drops dramatically.

"It was very strange to see that diamond midfield because Ole Gunnar Solskjaer wanted Pogba in the middle of the park where he is clearly a problem, because he changed him in the second half, putting him on the left-wing almost.

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"He doesn't know what to do with Pogba. Solskjaer has to rethink his position, maybe the best position for Pogba right now is the bench."

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