Pogba break assist record on the opening day

 Pogba break assist record on the opening day

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Pogba break assist record on the opening day

Pogba break assists record on the opening day of the 2021 Premier League season. Manchester United’s 5-1 trash Leeds United 4-1 on 14-08-2021, Pau Pogba provided four assists during the match. The world cup winner became only the seventh player in Premier League history to register four goal-assists in a single game.

The Manchester United playmaker assisted on two of Bruno Fernandes’ three goals, as well as setting up Mason Greenwood’s goal and assisting Fred on United’s fifth goal at Old Trafford.

Pogba break assist record on the opening day
Pogba break assist record on the opening day

The French man not only surpassed his total amount of Premier League assists from last season, which was 3, but he is also well on his way to eclipsing his greatest assist total in a season, which was ten in 2017/18.

Paul Pogba official stats for Euro 2020
Distance covered (km): 41.8 km
Assists: 1
Goals: 1
Squad number: 6

Since Tottenham star man Harry Kane created all of Son Heung-four min’s goals in Tottenham Hotspur’s 5-2 win against Southampton in September 2020, Paul Pogba is the only player to record four assists in a game. Dennis Bergkamp became the first player in Premier League history to set up four goals in a single game when he played for Arsenal against Leicester City in February 1999.

Pogba break assist record on the opening day
Pogba break assist record on the opening day

The full list

Player Season Opponent
Dennis Bergkamp                          (ARS) 1998/99                                            Leicester
Jose Antonio Reyes                       (ARS) 2005/06                                           Middlesbrough
Cesc Fabregas                                (ARS) 2009/10                                             Blackburn
Emmanuel Adebayor                    (TOT) 2011/12                                              Newcastle
Santi Cazorla                                   (ARS) 2012/13                                             Wigan
Harry Kane                                       (TOT) 2020/21                                            Southampton

Other records were broken by Paul Pogba in the past

World-record transfer fee

The world cup winner move to Manchester United has seen the Frenchman overtake Gareth Bale as the world’s most expensive player. Manchester United paid Italian giant Juventus £89m, beating Bale’s £86m move to Real Madrid.

Premier League’s highest earner

Paul Pogba has overtaken his United team-mates Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Wayne Rooney as the highest-paid player in English football. The 23-year-old is set to earn £290,000-a-week.

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Highest agent fees

The midfielder’s agent, Mino Raiola, has earned himself an astonishing £20m with his move to Old Trafford which will most probably be the highest ever fee paid to an agent.

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