Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is not considering the thought of letting star player, Paul Pogba leave in the summer, claiming that, "he wants to build the team around the midfielder".
There has been speculation mounting regarding the future of the Frenchman at Old Trafford after he recently admitted that he is looking for new challenges, however, Solskjaer is keen to hold on to him as he believes that Pogba's presence is vital for United's success in the future.
"Paul is a fantastic player and a fantastic human being. He has always been a great professional. When I was at Molde, I said, 'if he's in your squad, you'd build a team around him'. I would say the same now," he said to BBC Sport.
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"Manchester United fans know their football. We know Paul has been criticised by a few but he's loved by loads more."
Despite the transfer speculation around him, Pogba traveled with the United squad for their pre-season tour of Australia, where he was filmed happily embracing fans following an open training session last week.
United started their pre-season in the best possible way, registering a 2-0 win over Perth Glory in their first game and will next be seen in action on Wednesday, the 17th of July when they face Leeds United.