Paul Pogba was left out of the Player of the Month nominations, while a Man United teammate was chosen.
The nominations for Player of the Month do not include Paul Pogba.
Paul Pogba of Manchester United was overlooked for the Premier League Player of the Month award, while teammate Mason Greenwood was chosen. Greenwood, 19, has had an excellent start to the season, scoring three goals in United’s first three Premier League games.
Pogba, on the other hand, has had a strong start to the season, registering five assists in three games – including four in the season opener against Leeds – but was shockingly overlooked for the award.
United is still undefeated in the Premier League, and they are now in third place with seven points.
The Red Devils thrashed Leeds 5-1 on the opening day, then drew 1-1 with Southampton before beating Wolves 1-0 at Molineux on Sunday due to a goal from Greenwood in the 81st minute.
West Ham’s Michail Antonio and Said Benrahma, Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso, Eric Dier, Demarai Gray, and Greenwood are among the six players shortlisted for the EA SPORTS Player of the Month award for August.
Antonio is the best of the lot, having scored four goals in three league games to climb to the top of the league’s goalscoring standings.
After scoring his 48th Premier League goal against Leicester, the Hammers forward just broke Paulo di Canio’s record as the club’s all-time leading scorer.
Pogba, meanwhile, is in the final year of his contract and faces an uncertain future at United, with reports tying him to a move away.
Real Madrid are apparently interested in signing the French midfielder for free when his contract expires next summer.
Marina Granovskaia, Chelsea’s chief executive, negotiates a clever clause in a £17 million agreement.
Cristiano Ronaldo is expected to return to Manchester United training early.
When asked about his future before of the last game against Wolves, the 28-year-old remained tight-lipped.
To be honest, I am extremely happy and have a good time. The Premier League is back, and I’m back playing football after a lovely break, so it’s great,” Pogba said TV2.
“It’s always excruciating when you get to the final and lose.
“Right now, we’re hungry to do better than last season and win a trophy,” says the team.
“I’m content. To be honest, I’m relieved that I’m in decent health. “Brinkwire Summary News” says, “I’m fine.”