Ole Gunnar Solskjaer names Man United penalty takers after Pogba miss

first_img Check out all the live commentaries coming up across the talkSPORT network this week targets BIG PRESENTS UP TOP 2 It was the fourth time Pogba has failed to scored from 12 yards in 2019 and there was debate as to whether Marcus Rashford, who netted his penalty in the opening weekend win over Chelsea, should have taken the kick instead.However, the Man United boss refuted claims there is a lack of order and understanding about what is expected among his players.“It’s not that I’ve left it to the players to sort out, we’ve nominated two,” Solskjaer said in a press conference. “It’s not like there’s anarchy and do whatever you want. Last season we had Marcus, Jesse [Lingard], Paul, who all scored penalties, probably more as well. stalemate LATEST FOOTBALL NEWS FAREWELL deals latest Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said Paul Pogba will continue to take penalties for Manchester United despite his miss against Wolves on Monday.Pogba had his 68th-minute spot kick saved by Rui Patricio at Molineux as United were held to a 1-1 draw and dropped points in their second Premier League match of the season. “You just feel sorry for them [the abusers]; they must have problems themselves when they have to do this.“We need to protect individuals and protect people. When there are death threats and racism, they are serious incidents. Sometimes you get annoyed.“What can we do about it? Us as Man United, we’re not going to ban our players on social media, we have to spread the good word, because there is so much good we can use social media for but we have to stop those incidents.”Saturday is GameDay on talkSPORT and talkSPORT 2 as we become your go to destination for all the Premier League action.We’ll bring you LIVE commentary of Premier League games across all three time slots on Saturday – 12.30pm, 3pm and 5.30pm – delivering award-winning coverage to more GameDay listeners than ever. Getty Solskjaer praised the mental strength of the World Cup-winning Frenchman and said social media must act upon the trolls who dish out hate.“Paul’s fine,” Solskjaer said. “Paul’s a strong character and it makes him stronger. When you speak to him, he’s fine and I just cannot believe we’re still sat here in 2019 talking about these instances.“Social media is a place where people – as Harry [Maguire] said – can hide behind fake identities; I don’t think it’s not down to me to change it but there are so many ‘Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s on Twitter I know it’s not me!“We’ve got to do something about it and the authorities have got to do something about the ones who spread this hate. Getty Images – Getty Strugglers Wigan hold Blackburn to goalless draw in Championship Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Solskjaer confirmed Pogba will still take penalties for Man United 2 Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Pogba missed from the spot to extend his rather poor penalty record Redknapp calls Son ‘petulant’, but Holloway says red card for Rudiger kick was ‘soft’ rookie error Ian Holloway thinks Arsenal have made a mistake in hiring Mikel Arteta “[There’s] absolutely no fighting among them. We’re disappointed that we didn’t win the game but the talk is always more difficult when you don’t get a result.“I’m sure you’re going to see Paul Pogba score a penalty for Man United again. Definitely.“Let’s see when we get the next one. We’re practising penalties still and Marcus and Paul are still on them.”Following the game, Pogba was subjected to vile racist abuse online to become the third player, after Reading’s Yakou Meite and Chelsea’s Tammy Abraham, targeted in recent days. Tony Cascarino backs Everton to sign two strikers for Carlo Ancelotti Arsenal transfer news LIVE: Ndidi bid, targets named, Ozil is ‘skiving little git’ OFF What every Premier League club’s fans dream of this Christmas Top scorer in 2019: Messi, Mbappe and Sterling trailing Europe’s top marksman LIVE on talkSPORT Liverpool news live: Klopp reveals when Minamino will play and issues injury update LATEST Norwich vs Chelsea (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORTDerby vs West Brom (Saturday, 12:30pm) – talkSPORT 2Sheffield United vs Leicester (Saturday, 3pm) – talkSPORT 2Liverpool vs Arsenal (Saturday, 5:30pm) – talkSPORTSwansea vs Birmingham (Sunday, 12pm) – talkSPORT 2 on target last_img

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