Jamie Carragher’s Reaction To Gary Neville Naming Paul Pogba As 2021’s 'Player To Watch' Is Priceless
Liverpool legend Jamie Carragher burst into laughter as he found out that fellow Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville named Paul Pogba as his 'Player to Watch' in 2021.
The 42-year-old couldn't believe his eyes that Neville had picked the 27-year-old Manchester United midfielder and even mocked him by hilariously putting his head into frame during the pundit's explanation.
Neville, 45, admitted that he wants to see Pogba become the figure that helps drive the Red Devils towards a title.
The United legend said on Monday Night Football: "I still want him to drive Manchester United forward and be the player that he can be at the club and drive them towards a title, and that sounds laughable at this moment in time.
"But that's what I'd like to see him do, but I didn't pick actually pick him [on that sheet]. You know something, someone's messed around with that."
Carragher, who has branded Pogba as the "most overrated player I've ever seen in my life," named Manchester City defender John Stones as his 'Player to Watch' in 2021.
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Pogba's future at Old Trafford has once again been shrouded in uncertainty after his outspoken agent said that he is unhappy at the club and wants to leave next summer.
Mino Raiola told Italian newspaper Tuttosport earlier this month: "There's no point beating about the bush. It's better to speak out clearly, look forward and avoid wasting time to find culprits.
"Paul is unhappy at Man Utd, he can't manage to express himself like he wants to and like people expect him to.
"He needs to change team, he needs a change of scenery. He has a contract that will expire in a year and a half, in the summer of 2022, but the best solution for all parties is a transfer in the next [summer] window.
"Otherwise the Old Trafford club, which I have a great relationship with, knows well that they would risk losing him on a free transfer, given that at the moment it's not the player's intention to extend the contract.
"If anybody can't understand this, then they know little or nothing about football. Anyway, they're free to direct all the blame to myself if Paul were to leave next summer."
Neville took to Twitter at the time and blasted Raiola over his comments, which came before United's exit from the Champions League at the hands of RB Leipzig.
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