Zlatan Ibrahimovic tipped to be like Paul Scholes by Louis Saha


However, Dunphy isn't buying into the hype surrounding Pogba, claiming the midfielder doesn't vastly improve United, who trail Manchester City by eight points in the Premier League. I can talk of what Paul brings - big quality.

The 36-year-old came on as a second-half substitute in the win over Newcastle, replacing Anthony Martial.

"I think at United right now we have a fantastic squad", he added.

With a goal and an assist in a 4-1 comeback win, Pogba was the man of the match and his overall display helped United find a level they have struggled to reach during his two-month absence.

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He'd have been particularly useful during Lukaku's recent seven-game spell without a goal, but the 24-year-old has now scored four goals in his last three games for club and country, and with Paul Pogba also back from injury, he's likely to have a lot more service than he enjoyed in October.

The enigmatic Swede has, however, been brought back into the fold after recovering from a serious knee injury and 1999 treble victor Cole - who operated alongside the likes of Dwight Yorke, Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solskjaer during his time with United - believes added competition will prove to be a help rather than a hindrance.

Despite his injury, Zlatan looked very good on his return and will want to command regular first team football. I think there is a possibility for winning everything.

His then world-record £89.3 million ($118.2 million, 100.6 million euros) transfer from Juventus past year created huge expectations and although his first season was successful, there were few fireworks. "We believe we can do it". I don't think Pogba makes a great deal of difference and we will see when they play the good teams. I train hard. I sacrificed a lot. In that moment, I just wanted to go out, smell the grass and just give back, play my game, touch the ball as much as possible, feel free to play, doing things I did before my injury, because I have not been able to do these things whilst I was injured.