What Paul Pogba Told Man Utd Teammates In The Dressing Room After Wolves Penalty Miss

Paul Pogba reportedly issued an apology to team-mates in the Manchester United dressing room after his penalty miss in Monday’s 1-1 draw with Wolves.

Pogba squandered the chance to hand United the lead in the second half after being fouled by Conor Coady as they were forced to settle for a point.

The Frenchman missed his fourth penalty in the space of 12 months, with Rui Patricio expertly saving his spot-kick down to his right.

Pogba looked hugely frustrated both after the save and at the final whistle and, according to The Sun, he said sorry to his team-mates once they returned to the Molineux dressing room.

There was confusion amongst some regarding Pogba taking the penalty rather than Marcus Rashford, who scored emphatically from 12 yards against Chelsea the previous week.

The pair were publicly backed by manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who revealed it was up to the players to decide who takes the spot-kick with no designated taker.

But reports have suggested he was unhappy with how the situation unfolded and has opted to make Rashford the designated penalty taker moving forwards.

Explaining the penalty situation after the match, Rashford said: “Paul wanted to take it, it’s that simple.

“Anyone can miss a penalty, he has scored so many penalties and it is normal to miss one.

“It is simple, if you want to take it, you take it. I took one last week so for me it’s no problem that he took it.

“It’s unfortunate he didn’t score but that’s football. The confidence that you’re going to score is always the same. We practice all week and we score the majority of them.”

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