Sport I'd stop playing if City were unbeatable - Pogba

19:33  06 december  2017
19:33  06 december  2017 Source:

Guardiola: I would like Pogba to play in Man United v Man City

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Pep Guardiola's team are eight points clear at the top of the Premier League but at least one Red Devil thinks they can still be caught.

Paul Pogba has said in an interview with BBC, that Manchester City is on the top of the Premier League table so far with a Paul Pogba said in the interview when he was asked if Manchester United can win the title:” Of course, the season is still very long, If I don’t believe that, I ’ d stop playing .”

paul pogba - cropped: Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba © Provided by Goal Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba

Paul Pogba has claimed he would "stop playing" if he thought Manchester City could not be caught in the Premier League title race.

The Manchester United midfielder is suspended for Sunday's derby clash thanks to his sending off in a 3-1 win at Arsenal last weekend.

This weekend's fixture takes place with City eight points clear of their local rivals at the top of the table, but Pogba insists the void is not yet too vast to bridge.

"If I don't believe [that United can catch City], I stop playing football now," he told the club's official website. "They need to win because they know that we are behind and we are closing and closing.

Herrera believes United have found form at the right time

  Herrera believes United have found form at the right time Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera believes that the team have found form at the perfect time after beating Arsenal 3-1 in the Premier League on Saturday. Herrera was used as a substitute against Arsenal as United saw Paul Pogba sent off for a late challenge on Hector Bellerin. The Spaniard, who was speaking to the club’s official website, has been criticised for performances this season but the central midfielder believes that the team as a whole have been playing well recently and hopes they can take the form into the title clash with Manchester City on Sunday. “We are going to find our best moment very soon, we are second and chasing to be top of the table.” “It was a fantastic result [at Arsenal] with some great performances. David [De Gea] was amazing, and we were clinical in the first half, with two chances in the first 15 minutes and two goals.” “I’m not thinking about Sunday, now it’s about CSKA [Moscow]. We are not qualified yet so we don’t think about City yet.” The midfielder is now expected to start against City on Sunday in midfield alongside Nemanja Matic, with Pogba suspended for three matches. The Red Devils first host CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League final group stage match as the Reds look to secure first place in the group.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has made a strong statement regarding his belief over whether the club is still in the hunt for the title or not. The former Juventus star made his return from injury on Saturday after spending a couple of months on the sidelines due to a

“If I don’t believe that [United can win the league], I ’ d stop playing . If Jose Mourinho can keep Pogba fit for the rest of the season, alongside summer signing Nemanja Matic, United can continue to press City for the title, there is no doubt about that.

"Unfortunately I won't play but I will be there to help the team mentally. I need to be there to boost the team and hopefully it will help.

"Manchester City against Manchester United has always been a big, big derby. One city, two clubs.

"It's going to be a big atmosphere in the stadium and a big game with a big team and big players, so that's the game you want to play. I have complete trust in the team."

And the France international wants United to take a positive mentality into the match.

"We need to [attack]," he added. "To win those games you need to give everything. You need to be there offensively, defensively.

"Kill the game when you have one chance because they have quality as well in front and they can kill the game at any time.

"They are first for good reason because they have been doing great. They keep winning and they didn't lose one game and obviously mentally they are very strong. We need to be as good as they are mentally."

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