Paul Pogba France legend Claude Makelele has put the boot and slammed his dancing antics during the recent victory over Bournemouth.
Pogba flourished in the game and got himself on the score sheet with a brace, before marking each of his finishes with an elaborate and seemingly choreographed dance celebration.
Despite Manchester United’s encouraging 4-1 win, Makelele feels Pogba should have saved his actions for the dressing room and shown more respect to his opponents.
Speaking on Astro Supersport Sunday Night live, Makelele admitted Pogba’s behaviour did not sit well with him, and it is something he would seek to resolve internally if he were still playing.
He said: “One example is Thierry Henry. When he scored a goal before, everybody was like, ‘F*****g hell, many goals, he’s never happy’.
“One day I tell Thierry, ‘Why?’. He said, ‘It’s the way I celebrate my goal. I know people don’t like this, but I’m like this. I can’t change this.’
‘”For me, it means sometimes you don’t respect your opponent, you know?’
Pogba struggled under the previous regime of Jose Mouriho, though has bounced back to form under new interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
“It’s frustrating. I’m fronting Pogba. I want to tell him, ‘Listen, do this in the dressing room, not now. It’s frustrating. You win 4-0, you’re dancing in front of me,’ Makelele added.
United return to action on against Newcastle on Tuesday evening, live on Sky Sports.