Football: Solskjaer to name new Manchester United captain

Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is ready to make Paul Pogba his new captain, after Antonio Valencia leaves the club this summer, the Daily Mirror reports.

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Manchester United manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, is ready to make Paul Pogba his new captain, after Antonio Valencia leaves the club this summer, the Daily Mirror reports.

Valencia’s 10-year spell at Old Trafford is set to come to an end, with United refusing to offer the veteran defender a new contract.

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David De Gea, Chris Smalling and Pogba have all worn the armband this season, but the Frenchman will be offered it on a full-time basis.

Pogba has impressed since Solskjaer returned to Manchester United in December, scoring 11 goals including Saturday’s brace against West Ham.

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The midfielder has been linked with a move to Real Madrid, but United are unwilling to sell and want to hand him the captaincy to give him more responsibility.

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