It must be in the mind of many Manchester United fans, exactly what former captain Bryan Robson said, talking about this season’s squad, how they have been playing in these first games, the roster, the attitude, everything.
It always depends on injuries throughout the year, but as far as I am concerned since Sir Alex left this is probably the strongest squad that I’ve seen
the Man United legend told PA Sport, echoing the feeling of many club supporters.
We’ve got pace, we’ve got power, but we’ve also got quality players. That helps to try and win titles, but Manchester City, Chelsea, Tottenham — these sort of teams are top-class teams. You’ve got to compete against them and do well against them, but I am quite confident that the boys can do that this year and we can compete against the best
Robson also said, talking about Man United’s chances of success in the Premier League.
The former Red Devils skipper was asked about Paul Pogba in particular, and he definitely backed the Frenchman to be a key figure this season, adding that last season he received some rather unfair criticism.
I think Paul had a real good season last season. I disagree with people who were a little bit critical of him. People can go on about the transfer fee but I thought Paul did really well and that’s why we won the two major trophies last year — part of that was because he performed really well in the big games. And I think he is only going to get better