Manchester United Coach Disses Pogba For Penalty Miss, Names Rashford His Penalty Shooter


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Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ‘names Marcus Rashford as penalty taker ahead of Paul Pogba after venting fury over spot-kick miss’


Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has officially named Marcus Rashford as Manchester United’s penalty taker following the spot-kick farce on Monday night, according to reports.


Paul Pogba spurned the opportunity to claim victory for United from the penalty spot against Wolves after pulling rank over Rashford, who scored from 12-yards against Chelsea in their opening Premier League game.


The decision to let Pogba take the penalty was followed by plenty of criticism and, following the game, Solskjaer vented his fury in the dressing room.

According to The Sun, Solskjaer told the United squad that Rashford is now the designated penalty taker and slammed the pair for failing to decide who was on duty before the match.


The Norwegian manager was reportedly left embarrassed by the situation during the Premier League encounter.


The French World Cup winner won the penalty after a strong run, which ended up with him being tripped up by centre-back Conor Coady in the area.


And, after getting his way to take the ball, Pogba then saw his powerful penalty saved by Rui Patricio down to the right.


The draw has ensured the Red Devils have picked up four points from their opening two Premier League matches.