The France international noted this two days to the top of the table encounter between United and Liverpool at Anfield. According to him, the present set of United’s players would have to win the league before United can be at the same level as Liverpool.
On January 17, at 17:30, Liverpool’s Anfield Stadium will be on fire as two of the main Premier League title contenders for this season will meet to prove their title credentials.
Manchester United have been showing an astounding form which has lifted them from below the league table to the top of the table after recording 15 away unbeaten run. But they are coming against the reigning Premier League champions that are yet to suffer a league defeat at Anfield.
Hence, Liverpool vs Manchester United league fixture is expected to be the poster game of the league this season. This makes Paul Pogba agreed that the match would be an opportunity for Manchester United to prove that they are the best by beating the reigning Premier League champions.
“We have improved a lot, we keep improving but we still have a very young team”, Paul Pogba told Sky Sports ahead of the Liverpool vs Manchester United game.
“We cannot say now we are at the same level as them because they won the Premier League and keep winning so the day we win – that is when we say we are at the same level.
“If you want to be the best you have to beat the best. We want to beat the Premier League winners.”
Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United wins his 4th Premier League player of the month
Meanwhile, Bruno Fernandes of Manchester United has won the Premier League player of the month (December). This is the 4th time the 26-year-old Portuguese midfielder has won the award since he joined Manchester United from Sporting Lisbon in January 2020.
In December, Fernandes was instrumental in helping Manchester United to maintain their onward climb on the Premier League table by recording three goals and four assists in 6 Premier League games.
He and his teammates ensured that Manchester United ended the month without recording any defeat. The team won four league games and recorded two draws. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer and his boys have maintained the same form so far in January.
In all competitions this season, Fernandes has scored a total of 15 goals and provided 9 assists in 26 games. He is expected to give a good account of himself when he leads United to face Liverpool on Sunday.