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Paul Pogba says current Man Utd squad are good enough to win the Premier League

Daniel Feliciano
Apr 30, 2021, 6:30 PM GMT+1
Pogba believes Manchester United can win the title
Pogba believes Manchester United can win the title | Matthew Ashton - AMA/Getty Images
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Paul Pogba insists Manchester United have a squad capable of winning the Premier League title and says that is the 'next target' for the club.

The Red Devils haven't won the Premier League since 2013, when legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson retired after 27 years in charge having won the last of 13 titles earned across a 20-year period. Since then, United have finished second just once and outside the top four on four different occasions.

But things are looking up under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with United currently sitting in second place in the Premier League and showing good signs of progression.

Paul Pogba
Pogba has been brilliant for Man Utd at times | Pool/Getty Images

With the eyes of many on the summer transfer window, where strengthening could close the gap further at the top, Pogba has revealed his belief that the squad is already good enough to compete as it is.

Speaking to BBC Sport, Pogba said: "We are getting closer and closer, you know. We see that we were struggling a little bit, we know that, but we don't have to look back we have to look forward and what's forward now is to get closer to City.

"Before they were way ahead of us, now we've shown we can compete and we've shown that we're here and we have a team to go and win the title. It's just a few details but we can do it, for sure. Liverpool did it, City did it and now we're there. We have to show we can make it, that's the next goal."

United currently sit ten points behind their neighbours in the table and were top of the league as recently as January. Last season, Solskjaer's side finished 15 points behind City and a whopping 33 points behind champions Liverpool in the table as they finished third - securing a top four finish only on the final day.

Marcus Rashford, Bruno Fernandes, Paul Pogba
Pogba believes United's squad is good enough to win the title | Pool/Getty Images

This season, however, United have come on leaps and bounds as they now sit 12 points clear of fifth with five games to play. and

The Red Devils also have one foot in the Europa League final after thumping Roma 6-2 in the first leg of their Europa League semi-final clash.

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