Man Utd identify Bundesliga midfielder as possible replacement for Paul Pogba

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According to reports, Manchester United are planning to scout RB Leipzig Konrad Laimer when we play against the Bundesliga side in the Champions League later in December.

Report from MEN claim the Austrian midfielder is viewed as a potential replacement for Paul Pogba if he eventually leaves the club next summer.

The report adds that the Red Devils will make the most of the upcoming Champions League clash to cast their eye over Leipzig ace Laimer with the possibility of a move.

Meanwhile, France national team boss, Didier Deschamps, has suggested Olé Gunnar Solskjaer doesn’t understand Paul Pogba like he does, and that’s why he is struggling to get the best out of the midfielder.

“Just see what he was able to do in Portugal and what he did tonight,” said Deschamps.

“I know him, I know how he works. He has pride and above all he has talent. When you have to defend, he can defend. When he has the opportunity to express himself, he is able to do so.

“Paul is a top-level player and I hope what he did with us will be useful to him when he gets back to his club.”