The Solskjaer effect: Career-first for Paul Pogba after scoring for Man Utd vs Fulham

Man Utd midfielder Paul Pogba has been in stunning form in recent weeks, coinciding with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer being appointed interim boss.

The Red Devils are looking to go 11 games unbeaten since the Norwegian took charge to replace Jose Mourinho, and they hold a two-goal advantage over Fulham on Saturday.

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Pogba broke the deadlock for the visitors at Craven Cottage with a stunning effort, as seen in the link above, while Anthony Martial doubled the lead shortly after with a superb solo goal.

However, the influence that Pogba is now having on this Man Utd side can’t be downplayed, as the Frenchman has flourished in his role under Solskjaer as he seemingly has more freedom and a license to get forward into dangerous positions.

That has now resulted in him scoring seven goals and providing five assists in his last nine Premier League outings, and as per the tweet below from Sky Sports, he has now scored 10 or more goals in a single league campaign for the first time in his career.

While he did shine initially under Mourinho at the start of the season, there is no doubt that he lost his way under the Portuguese tactician prior to his departure from Old Trafford.

Solskjaer has helped him take his game to the next level where he is consistently being decisive for his side, and United fans will certainly hope it continues for as long as possible as they look set to move into the top four.

As for Pogba, it will be a proud achievement for him on an individual level as he never managed to score 10+ goals in a single season even during his successful stint with Juventus.

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