Former Manchester United striker Dimitar Berbatov says the Red Devils mustn’t must depend on Paul Pogba as they bid to gatecrash the highest 4.
The Red Devils may near inside two factors of fourth-placed Chelsea this night in the event that they beat Sheffield United.
United got here again from a objective down to attract at Tottenham of their first sport after the enforced mid-season hiatus because of the coronavirus pandemic on Friday.
Pogba got here off the bench in that sport and had a visual impact on his aspect, however Berbatov says Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s aspect should not have wanted the Frenchman’s introduction to spice up their degree of efficiency.
“Despite Friday’s draw with Spurs, I feel United still have a chance to get into the top four,” he informed Betfair.
“The draw wasn’t beneficial for either team, I didn’t think United played well in the first half, Spurs controlled it and they scored a great goal.
“Once Pogba was launched into the sport, you could possibly see the best way the remainder of the group reacted, his presence lifted the gamers and nice gamers can try this, particularly if they’ve been out of the group for some time, like Pogba has, it lifted the temper for the group and he undoubtedly made a distinction.
“Saying that, the team shouldn’t have to wait for their mood to be boosted by a player coming on, they should start like that from the beginning and take control of the match, which wasn’t the case against Spurs.
“In the tip, the draw was deserved for each groups, though each goalkeepers made some nice saves. Overall, trying again at Friday’s match, United can do higher and they should higher in the event that they need to go for high 4.”
Pogba is in competition to start out in opposition to Sheffield United, and will companion Bruno Fernandes in midfield.