Pogba misses United's pre-Sevilla training

Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United applauds fans after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford

Romelu Lukaku of Manchester United applauds fans after the Premier League match between Manchester United and Liverpool at Old Trafford

Chris Waddle believes Manchester United's Marcus Rashford should be used as a centre-forward, advising Jose Mourinho to partner him alongside Romelu Lukaku.

Mourinho's second-place squad moved five points clear of Liverpool in the Premier League, thanks to Marcus Rashford's first half double at Old Trafford.

Eric Bailly's freaky own goal gave Liverpool hope in the second half, but United held on for a first victory over their North West rivals since January, 2016.

"When Pogba returns to fitness, I can only see him making the bench". The second one was a reminiscent of the first goal too but here Rashford combined well with the United attack and scored past a helpless Karius.

"If people don't think we deserved it, I don't care", Mourinho said after United defeated rivals Liverpool 2-1 on Saturday despite enjoying just 32 per cent possession.

"Pundits are former defenders and unfortunately they made similar things, in similar situations".

At the moment, there also seems to be a segregation between the midfield and the attack, which could be down to Mourinho's tactics, but the whole point of having a player of Paul Pogba's stature is to utilize him in connecting the two banks of three and creating seamless transitions from defence into attack.

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"It was a complete performance by us with two different halves, so I think we deserve [the win]. But you can't cross the line and come on the pitch", West Ham manager David Moyes said.

Rashford took just 25 minutes to show what Sanchez hasn't been delivering by scoring twice, doubling the Chilean's tally in a United shirt.

The United boss got sent to the stands for accidentally putting his foot over the touchline this season, whereas the German got off with his burst out of his technical area down the touchline late in the second half.

Pogba missed Manchester United's 2-1 win over Liverpool on Saturday after picking up an injury during training a day earlier. "The win puts us in a good position in the league, but we have still got a long way to go so we need to keep pushing". "It's hard to say after a game what exactly what it was but as a team we could have done better and defended the situations better".

"I said before the game, it's all about winning - not about style", said Klopp.

Bailly hit in the unfortunate shot on Saturday in the Red Devils' 2-1 win against the Reds at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. West Ham has to play six of the top nine (Manchester United, Manchester City, and Everton at home; Chelsea, Arsenal, and Leicester City away), plus two relegation six-pointers with Stoke City and Southampton, both at home.

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