Paul Pogba says Manchester United’s players want “really happy” Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to get the Old Trafford job full-time.
The Norwegian is widely expected to take over on a permanent basis following an interim spell which has included qualification for the last-16 of the Champions League and a return to contention for the top four places in the Premier League.
United have just suffered back-to-back defeats to Arsenal in the league and Wolves in the FA Cup, but that hasn’t dampened either Pogba or the squad’s desire to see Solskjaer take the job full-time.
“Of course we want him to stay,” Pogba told Sky Sports while on international duty with France.
“The results have been great. I have a great relationship with him, he has a great relationship with the players.
“When a player is happy, he wants to keep being happy. Solskjaer deserves it. He knows the club, he knows everything about the club.
“He is a really happy coach that gave confidence back to the players.
“This gave us the freedom to play and enjoy football again because maybe we lost that with the results that we had before.”
“Maybe we lost confidence, maybe things went wrong,” he continued. “A lot of talking outside that we weren’t used to.
“I don’t like to talk about the past. I like to talk about the future because that’s what matters.
“We are better now and the results have been brilliant. We are back in the top four.”