raeme Souness played down Paul Pogba’s impact in Manchester United’s 5-1 win against Leeds on Saturday, instead hailing Mason Greenwood as the “star of the show”.
The Red Devils opened the new Premier League campaign with an impressive display at Old Trafford.
But ex-Liverpool midfielder and manager Souness said the France star’s input was to be expected from someone the club paid a then-record transfer fee of €105 million (£89m) to sign in 2016.
“For me, yesterday the star of the show was Greenwood. For a young boy, I thought he was sensational,” he said on Sky Sports .
When fellow pundit Micah Richards laughed and pointed out that Pogba had four assists, Souness replied: “We expect that from a £100 million man.