Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba expected a “fight” at Anfield on Sunday – he recalled Liverpool What is at stake.
The Red Devils advanced to the top of the table thanks to a Pogba winner against him Burnley In the middle of the week.
Liverpool are three points ahead of the defending champions before their trip to Merseyside at a key moment in the title race.
Pogba insists United are ready for a tough afternoon and understands the importance of facing their rivals.
But he reminded Liverpool that defeat would leave them six points behind and have a ground to replace Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side in the title race.
Pogba said Official website of Man United We know the story. We know it’s Liverpool. Everyone knows that.
We know they are second, and they know we are first. We know if we win we have six points [on them]Everyone knows that, “
“it’s not The A game, yes it is a game and it will be a difficult game. But I don’t think this match will win the league. I know he’s going to make a difference, but he won’t decide the league.
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“We have to consider it a tough league match, not like The Game. There will be a lot of games that will make a difference and they will be very important.
I know it’s an important game, but all games are like that. We don’t have to make it too much about ‘Oh it’ The Game’.
“It’s Liverpool and when Liverpool is always a big game, we know that. We just have to keep calm and keep focused and we’ll see.”
“Of course, Liverpool, the neighbors, we know the story. I know the story. On your arrival in Manchester you know the story of Liverpool and Manchester United. We know it’s a big game.
“When you play for United, there are always big games but this is a battle. It will be a battle.”
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