Manchester United

Paul Pogba dragged away by Michael Carrick after abuse from West Ham fans

By Amreen
Paul Pogba was subjected to a shower of abuse from West Ham fans
Paul Pogba was subjected to a shower of abuse from West Ham fans / Craig Mercer/MB Media/Getty Images

Paul Pogba had to be dragged away by Michael Carrick following abuse sent his way by West Ham fans after Manchester United's 2-1 win at the London Stadium on Sunday.

Pogba was walking off the pitch when a group of home fans tried to provoke him, and while the Frenchman was set to take on the abuse, Carrick and Bruno Fernandes dragged him out of the firing line.

In a video posted online, one fan can be heard telling Pogba to "shut your f***ing mouth" before another shouts "f*** you".

The 28-year-old can be seen keeping his calm as the Hammers' fans tell him to shut his mouth. Eventually, he was pulled away by Carrick, who can be heard saying, "Let's go, Pogba!"

Pogba, eventually, did have the last laugh, thanks to a dramatic finale which saw Jesse Lingard net a late winner before David de Gea's heroic penalty save to deny Mark Noble from netting an equaliser.

The former West Ham loanee, Lingard, was given a warm reception by the home fans, telling MUTV afterwards: "That’s football. It was a great reception from the West Ham fans. I had a brilliant time here, but I had to do my bit today."

On his muted celebration, he added: "They supported me in the loan spell and gave me a great reception, so it was only right to pay them back."