“I love Pogba as a player, I really do, but Manchester United fans are becoming sick of saying, ‘we’re waiting for that consistency’, so he’d have to go.” The former Premier League striker also claimed that United captain Harry Maguire needs to be replaced, and he said that Luke Shaw is another player who could well be sold.
And Bent thinks it’s imperative that they do so, as he feels as though they need to start making changes now to avoid falling even further behind Liverpool and City. Bent added: “They are miles away. I said five years the other day but it could even be more like eight years.”
United face a tough time getting into the top four this season, as north London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham are currently favourites to land a Champions League spot ahead of Ralf Rangnick’s side. That’s because both sides have a game in hand on United, although they still have to face one another.