– Paul Pogba was instrumental for Manchester United in their 2-1 win over Aston Villa on New Year’s Day
– The Frenchman was however spotted urging team-mate Luke Shaw to have dived during an incident
– Adama Traore canceled out Anthony Martial’s goal as Bruno Fernandes scored the match-winner from the spot
Paul Pogba was seen in a footage instructing team-mate Luke Shaw he should have attempted to dive to win a penalty during Manchester United’s 2-1 win over Aston Villa.
UK outlet Daily Star claims Pogba could land in big problem after he was seen encouraging cheating in the tough Premier League fixture.
The Red Devils went level on points with Liverpool at the top of the Premier League table following their victory Old Trafford on New Year’s Day.
Adama Traore canceled out Anthony Martial’s goal as Bruno Fernandes scored the match-winner from the penalty spot.
Pogba was outstanding during the encounter and shortly after Villa’s leveller, though, the Frenchman was awarded a penalty after a small trip from Douglas Luiz in the box.
However a moment came during the encounter when Luke Shaw dashed into the visitor’s penalty area.
The player managed to evade Matty Cash but lost control of the ball as it was gathered by goalkeeper Emiliano Martinez which frustrated Pogba.
The Frenchman then gestures to him with his arm to go down and flop to the deck, despite Cash’s effort to win the ball being fair.
Shaw made little of Pogba’s plea, heading back into position afterwards, but the incident certainly does not paint the United midfielder in a good light.
Meanwhile, Edinson Cavani missed the cracker after the Uruguayan was handed a three-match for an insensitive post. He has disclosed that he is alien to English language customs.
The English FA handed the summer signing the heavy suspension following his Instagram post to a friend which he captioned ‘Gracias n******’.
He made the post on November 29 after scoring the match winner in Manchester United’s 3-2 win over Southampton.
However, Legit.ng earlier reported that Chelsea are desperate to bring in a formidable goalkeeper and latest reports have it that the Stamford Bridge club is already in talks with AC Milan No.1 shot-stopper keeper Gianluigi Donnarumma.
Frank Lampard’s side recently signed Edouard Mendy to the team, but in their quest to win the Premier League, they have now turned to Donnarumma.
Chelsea blogger Simon Phillips claim that the Stamford Bridge side has contacted the Milan goalkeeper whose contract will lapse at the end of the season.
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