Date: 14th September 2011 at 4:32pm
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According to reports in the Lancashire Telegraph, Burnley are eyeing up a move for Manchester United’s Paul Pogba.

Just last week the French midfielder was being spoken of as a potential starter against Leeds in the Carling Cup and now Burnley manager Eddie Howe has the 18 year old on his radar.

Howe was present on Monday night when Pogba put in a man of the match performance as United beat Fulham’s reserves 2-0 at Moss Lane and he will have been impressed in the part Pogba had to play in Mame Biram Diouf’s second goal.

Howe has come under criticism after letting the likes of Graham Alexander and Clarke Carlisle depart this summer and whilst he may not add to the seniority of their squad, capturing Pogba on loan will be a massive boost as his pure ability should help Burnley, who currently sit 8th in the Championship, rise up the table.


2 responses to “Clarets eye Pogba move”

  1. jonathan says:

    Probably a good move. Though people (like myself) are itching to see him this year; he’d be lucky to get 10 first team appearances this season. A full season in the Championship would probably offer more experience than reserve games and a handful of Carling Cup appearences.

  2. the red city says:

    Eh no , he is far to good to go out on loan, burnley dont desevre to have him even on a loan… sick and tired of these lower lge sides scouting our youngests, thinking they have a rights to a slice of cake before he makes his Utd debut.

    Pogba would by far by Burnelys best players, their biggests name, he’s a fantastic prospect and far to big for them…hopfully Fergi tells them where to go and keeps him at utd.