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Paul Pogba urges Manchester United to "attack, attack, attack"

Paul Pogba urges Man Utd to attack more
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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba urges his teammates to be more attacking in home games following his side's 1-1 draw with Wolves at Old Trafford.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has urged his side to "attack, attack, attack" during their home matches following Saturday's 1-1 draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers at Old Trafford.

United have picked up just one point and scored only one goal in their last two home outings, whereas away from home they have won their last three games and scored seven goals across all competitions.

Manager Jose Mourinho's perceived negative tactics have been criticised on a number of occasions since his arrival at Old Trafford, and Pogba believes that the team are at their best when they are able to cut loose.

"When we are at home we should attack, attack, attack. That's Old Trafford," Pogba told reporters.

"We are at home and we should play much better against Wolves. We are here to attack. I think teams are scared when they see Manchester United attacking and attacking. That was our mistake.

"Maybe the attitude should be better and we should play better because, again, we are at Old Trafford and we should just attack and press like we did against Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal last season. When we play like this it's easier for us."

United will now turn their attention to Tuesday's EFL Cup tie with Derby County.


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Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Liverpool1613303462842
2Manchester CityMan City1613214593641
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs16120430161436
4Chelsea16104233132034
5Arsenal16104235201534
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd167542826226
7Everton166642319424
8Bournemouth167272526-123
9Leicester CityLeicester166462120122
10Wolverhampton WanderersWolves166461719-222
11West Ham UnitedWest Ham166372325-221
12Watford166372023-321
13Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton166371922-321
14Cardiff CityCardiff1642101530-1514
15Newcastle UnitedNewcastle163491322-913
16Crystal Palace1633101323-1012
17Burnley1633101532-1712
18Huddersfield TownHuddersfield1624101027-1710
19Southampton161691330-179
20Fulham1623111640-249

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