To assist Ronaldo and Fernandes, Manchester United’s Pogba will have to make a significant position change.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has amassed an abundance of riches, and now he has figure out how to put them to use.
Manchester United and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer have a winning hand after the summer transfer window; now the Norwegian must figure out how to play it. Cristiano Ronaldo brings goals, leadership, expertise, and a winning mindset unrivaled by anyone who has ever worn a pair of football boots.
Unfortunately, the former Real Madrid and Juventus star brings a lot of pressure with him.
When Jadon Sancho and Raphael Varane arrived at Old Trafford, Solskjaer had already slapped all aces on the table, 123 million to be exact.
Ronaldo’s sudden return has given Solskjaer an extra ace on paper, producing an unstoppable five-of-a-kind hand – there can be no more excuses now.
A Premier League title or FA Cup trophy may not be a big enough prize for Solskjaer to beat the house that has been dominated by Manchester City, Liverpool, and Chelsea – a Premier League title or FA Cup trophy may not be a big enough prize given their current dominant hand.
Only a madman would shuffle a defensive full house with Aaron Wan-Bisakka, Raphael Varane, Harry Maguire, and Luke Shaw in the back four.
Their midfield, like a flush, is more stunning than others, but it may be defeated by fast thinking and intelligent opponents on occasion.
The highest chips are found on their attacking line, but there are only so many that can be fielded into the mix.
Their most prized and precious talents are in the attacking line, but Paul Pogba, one of their most expensive chips, may have to be shifted further back into their defensive midfield area.
Pogba appears to have clicked into the same gear he does when playing for France, with five assists in the first three games.
With Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho, and Mason Greenwood in the frontline, Pogba’s role could change.
His passing range, technical prowess, and football brain much outweigh his goal-scoring prowess.
Pogba’s efforts and ability might easily make him the ideal supply for the attacking line’s starlets.
Greenwood’s behind-the-back dashes, Sancho’s direct running and quick feet, and Ronaldo’s heading “Brinkwire News in Condensed Form.”