Manchester United legend Paul Scholes has sent a message of encouragement to star player Paul Pogba ahead of the opening Premier League game of the season.

The Red Devils will host top four rivals Chelsea at the Theatre of Dreams on Sunday evening.

The game represents the first outing of the new Premier League season for either team as they play catch up on the top two teams namely Manchester City and Liverpool.

Ahead of the game, Paul Scholes sounded a word of advice to Manchester United star Pogba.

According to him, Paul Pogba should channel his energy towards Manchester United after he was unable to secure a move away from the club.

Pogba wanted to leave Manchester United this summer but he has not been granted his wish.

Paul Scholes told him to prove his commitment towards the team starting from the Chelsea game.

Pogba had earlier stated that he wants a new challenge during his Adidas tour of Tokyo in Japan.

The 26-year-old has been attracting interest from former club Juventus this summer and most importantly Spanish La Liga giants Real Madrid.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane wanted to sign him this summer but he has been unsuccessful till date.


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