Paul Pogba takes Man United top with win at Burnley

Resurgent Man United back on top of the Premier League

Resurgent Man United back on top of the Premier League

"It feels like a big moment in the sense that six to eight weeks ago you would never have thought that United would be anywhere near this position but now they find themselves with something building, a spirit growing, you can see the way they are celebrating with each other".

I know the emotions were running high and the players disagreed with some of the decisions that were made out there, so it was our job to calm them down and focus on the things we can control and we did that.

Pogback on top: Paul Pogba's victor at Burnley took Manchester United top of the Premier League for the first time in three years.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be pleased with the crucial victory over Burnley but it's likely he would've appreciated the bigger picture even more.

Pogba met a cross from Marcus Rashford with a first-time volley from the edge of the area that struck the outstretched leg of Burnley right back Matt Lowton and ricocheted through the legs of goalkeeper Nick Pope. He promised his commentary would be much improved when United travel to Anfield on Sunday to face Liverpool.

Manchester United now look fitter, grittier and more up for the challenge than at the start of a Premier League campaign that had no real pre-season. "He is a good character in the dressing room, he is always one the lads look to (because) he's a world champion". "It's a big game coming up so let's get ready for it".

"It is [big] and you know even for us and the fans it is great, but there is a long way to go".

Solskjaer

"We couldn't be going there at a better time to play them because we are in good shape, good form, hungry, these boys want to get better and that's a test again".

The Toffees took an early lead when Alex Iwobi converted Lucas Digne's cross but were pegged back when Ruben Neves levelled for Wolves.

This despite being deprived of 14-goal top scorer Dominic Calvert-Lewin, who was out with a hamstring injury, and fellow forward Richarlison.

"We adapted really well to the characteristics of the players we had", said Ancelotti.

This was Pogba's 3rd goal of the season and was pivotal for the team on the night.

Pogba - often a lightning rod for criticism within the United set-up - capped arguably his best performance for the club in several months with an exquisite finish to earn the three points, and was mobbed by his ecstatic team-mates in celebration.

Manchester City could move to within a point of their cross-city rivals if they win both of their games in hand.

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