He was accused of treating Saturday’s defeat to City like he was the best player in the schoolyard.
Sky pundit Jamie Carragher slammed him for running where he wanted with no discipline.
Five days later and the £89million man was given more freedom but was certainly not the best player on the pitch at Feyenoord’s De Kuip home.
The world’s most expensive footballer is yet to nail down his position at Manchester United.
He has been tried in front of the back four and as a No 10.
And Old Trafford legend Paul Scholes declared: “It’s been a struggle for him, I don’t know what position he is playing. He seems all over the place at times.
He seems to be trying to do too much and should keep it simple.
“United did not buy a Lionel Messi to beat five men, they bought a powerful midfield player.
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“If he gets the ball to Zlatan and runs then no one can live with it. That should be his job.”
Pogba, who has ambitions of setting the Champions League alight, created little last night. Little he tried came off and he often overlooked simple passes.
He will also have to get used to players being up for stopping the world’s costliest player — as Feyenoord’s former Aston Villa midfielder Karim El Ahmadi did superbly.
We are still waiting for the Frenchman to be a matchwinner — and to find out his best position.