Man Utd news: Paul Scholes hits out at Paul Pogba after Brighton defeat

Man Utd news: Paul Scholes hits out at Paul Pogba after Brighton defeat

Former Manchester United and England midfielder Paul Scholes (Picture: VCG)

Paul Scholes has hit out at Paul Pogba for the feedback he made within the wake of Manchester United’s defeat to Brighton.

Speaking instantly after the Red Devils had been crushed Three-2 by Brighton, Pogba admitted his attitude was not good enough and that Brighton were hungrier than United.

He stated: ‘My perspective was not proper. It needs to be a giant lesson for us. They had extra starvation than us.

‘I put myself first, that my attitude wasn’t proper sufficient. We made errors we shouldn’t make.’

But Scholes, who gained 11 Premier League titles at Manchester United, was shocked by Pogba’s admission and stated there was ‘no defence’ for the captain’s feedback.

‘I hope that is lost in translation,’ the legendary midfielder stated. ‘There is not any defence for that remark, there isn’t any defence for it.

Paul Pogba admitted Brighton had been ‘hungrier’ than United (Picture: Getty)

‘You say it to yourself, don’t you? You’re always saying to your self: “Attitude right, make sure it’s right.”

‘You don’t want different individuals to let you know. You don’t want a supervisor to let you know that or your team-mates.’

Glenn Murray gave Brighton the lead at the Falmer Stadium, neatly guiding the ball previous David De Gea from an inviting cross.

Brighton induced an upset towards the Premier League giants (Picture: PA)

Defender Shane Duffy doubled Brighton’s benefit lower than three minutes later, discovering house within the field and firing into the underside nook.

Belgium striker Romelu Lukaku diminished the deficit with a close-range header, earlier than Pascal Gross was felled by Eric Bailly within the penalty space and restored Brighton’s two-goal cushion from the spot.

Pogba scored a penalty of his personal in injury-time however United didn’t have any time to search out an equaliser as they succumbed to a vastly deflating defeat.

Asked to pinpoint what went flawed from Manchester United’s perspective, Jose Mourinho stated: ‘We had been punished by the errors we made.

‘For me that’s the story of the sport. We made unbelievable errors in some essential moments. Mistakes that killed us.’

Manchester United now have per week off earlier than going through Tottenham at Old Trafford on Monday night.

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