Football Tactics For Beginners:The Box to Box Midfielder

The Box to Box Midfielder and its decline. The Box to Box midfielder is a term which is used to describe a midfielder who influences...
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According to the Manchester Evening News , Mourinho has convinced Woodward to bring back Pogba on the list of targets this summer. Mourinho has always built his teams on strength and energy in central midfield which United are moment lack. So Pogba perfectly fits Mourinho’s plans for United. Of course, it remains to be seen whether Pogba wants to move to a club which will play in the Europa next season from Juventus, the Italian Champions.

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