POGBA FINALLY SPEAKS AFTER AWFUL DISPLAY AGAINST EVERTON

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Manchester United lost 4-0 to Everton at Goodison Park on Sunday.

The thrashing was United’s fifth straight loss away from home, prompting manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer to go over to United’s travelling fans and apologise.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has admitted the players let the club down against Everton on Sunday.

“Not to be disrespectful and I am not disrespectful on Everton, but the way we played and the performance of myself, of the team, of everyone is disrespectful,” Pogba told Sky Sports News. “We didn’t respect ourselves, the club or the fans.

“Everything went wrong but the most important thing is the mentality that we put on the pitch – that has to change

“(In the dressing room after the game) we let the manager speak, the staff speak and they spoke the truth. They said what happened in the game and it is not respectful for ourselves.

“What we did on the pitch is not respectful for the team-mates, for the staff, for the people, for the kitman, for everyone.

“For their work, they put their life on us, the team and this club. What we showed on the pitch, we did not give them the joy back and that’s why we are angry with ourselves. We want to do better for sure and we have to. The reaction has to be there.

“I want to say (to the fans), and I know it may not be enough, but the fans want a reaction from the players and the only way to apologise to them is to give everything on the pitch, do our best, create chances, score goals, defend, work for the team and we can even lose games, but with a good performance and pride on the pitch.

“I don’t want to be harsh with my words but we don’t want to look like we did yesterday because the body language was not good enough for this shirt.

“When you’re here, you deserve it and you have to give your life on the pitch. You have to work, you have to sweat for this shirt and you have to give everything.

“We are Manchester United and we play to win trophies. Last year, we didn’t win any and this year again and now we don’t get into the top four, obviously is a very disappointing season. It is not good at all for this club.”