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Steven Gerrard Send Message To Man United Fans About Paul Pogba

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Liverpool legend Steven Gerrard has heaped lots of praise on Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, but believes the Frenchman can still get better.

Pogba has been impressive at Man United this season and has scored three goals with five assists in eight premier league games so far.

The former Juventus midfielder, who came back from an injury, was shown the red card during the 3-1 win over Arsenal last Saturday, and he will miss the Manchester Derby against Pep Guardiola’s side this Sunday.

And former England midfielder Steven Gerrard has been impressed by the talented France international, hailing Pogba for thriving under big pressure at Old Trafford.

Speaking to BT Sport, Steven said Paul came back to Manchester United for a huge fee, which automatically placed lots of pressure on him, but he still manages to grow continuously.

The Englishman also hailed the 24-year-old as a quality passer who is making Man United a stronger club on the pitch.

However, Gerrard feels one weakness Pogba should improve on is that he goes forward too much, adding that he also faced a similar problem in his career at Liverpool.

Pogba will miss his side’s next three local games after picking a red card last Saturday at the Emirates Stadium.

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Video: What PSG fans did to Xerdan Shaqiri whenever he wanted to play a corner

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The first leg of the UEFA champions league between Liverpool and French side, Paris Saint Germain, which went down on Tuesday ended in victory for the Reds but the effect from the match still lingers on.

Liverpool had led the scoreboard in the first half with goals from Daniel Sturridge and James Milner only for Kylian Mbappe and another PSG player to equalize the goals for their club.

However, before the late goal from Roberto Firmino, Coach Jurgen Klopp brought in 26-year-old Swiss player, Xherdan Shaqiri to find a last-minute goal.

The Swiss player was seen making diverse efforts in other to get a victory goal for the Reds.

One of the efforts from Shaqiri was playing corner kicks for the Reds.

However, the shocking thing was that every time Shaqiri moves to play a corner kick for Liverpool, PSG threw bottles of water at him.

Despite this, Xherdan Shaqiri would turn to the Reds fans and urge them to jeer their team on and cheer up.

Well, it turned out the match ended in a victory not just for Liverpool but for Shaqiri, who refused to give up.

The winning goal for Liverpool came from Brazil star, Roberto Firmino.

Chelsea vs Cardiff City:  6 Facts to note from the match 

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Another former United player confirms Old Trafford was hell

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Crystal Palace striker, Wilfried Zaha has stated that life for him, while he was a Manchester United player, was hell for him.

Zaha is the second player after Memphis Depay in less than a week to claim not to have enjoyed life in Old Trafford.

Depay had claimed that he could not showcase his ability as a Red Devil player until his move to France as a Lyon player.

He noted that he is no longer the same player United used to know him as.

Its almost the same story for the Crystal Palace player who said he was depressed and emotionally down while at United.

The winger joined United in 2013 and recorded just four appearances before leaving on loan to Cardiff in 2014.

He said his pain was not limited to lack of playing time alone but his restrictions as a 19-year-old player according to the rules at the club made life worst.

Zaha said despite having money at such age, he did not enjoy himself as he ought to.

With his current form at Palace, Zaha is now a player to reckon with, both at the club and the league.

He also inlines for his side’s Premier League clash with Newcastle at Selhurst Park on Saturday afternoon.

Video: Chelsea in training session ahead of tonight match against PAOK

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Liverpool star trains with google at Anfield ahead Southampton clash

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The English Premier League is about to commence for the sixth week and this time around Liverpool will be playing against Southampton having challenged Tottenham Hotspur in the last weekend.

Despite the fact that the Reds have had major victory over Southampton in the past, Liverpool is not relaxing in terms of training.

Well, in one of the Reds training session before the weekend match against Southampton, Brazil International, Roberto Firmino was spotted in a strange style on the training ground.

Firmino was spotted putting on a google during training in order to prevent another injury.

The Brazil star had played with his injured eyes for Liverpool in the Uefa Champions League where he scored the third goal that gave the Reds victory over French side, PSG.

Roberto Firmino had sustained an eye injury during the EPL game between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Wembley Stadium.

With the way, Roberto Firmino played for Liverpool against one will have to conclude that he might want to rest in the next match.

But it looks as if the Brazil international star doesn’t want to lose any playing chances this season and his keen on keeping up with his performances at Liverpool FC.

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