Watch Paul Pogba’s stunning assist for Man Utd team-mate Anthony Martial’s first Premier League goal of season

PAUL POGBA showed Manchester United fans what they would be missing should he quit the club in 2021 with a sublime assist for Anthony Martial at Bramall Lane.

With the game against Sheffield United evenly-poised at 1-1, the French midfielder provided a moment of magic to give his side the lead.

Bruno Fernandes picked up the ball on the right wing and played the ball inside to Pogba.

The 2018 World Cup winner, 27, didn't even take a touch as he played a perfectly-weighted, chipped through ball to serve up the ball on a silver platter for Martial.

The vision and execution showed just why Man Utd paid a then-world record £89million for Pogba in 2016.

But with fans' jaws on the floor, Martial kept his focus to eventually slot the ball into the net.

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It was Martial's first Premier League goal of the season in his eighth game, having previously managed just two Champions League goals for club and country this season.

It capped a remarkable turnaround for Man Utd who got off to an horrific start at Bramall Lane.

Under five minutes into the game, Dean Henderson – who spent the past two seasons on loan at the Sheff Utd – gifted his former club the simplest of leads.

With seemingly no threat posed to the Man Utd goal, Harry Maguire played a short pass back to Henderson.

With Oliver Burke quickly closing in, the goalkeeper – starting in place of David De Gea – hesitated rather than putting his boot through the ball.

Burke got a tackle in, blocking Henderson's attempted clearance.

The Red Devils stopper then stumbled as he battled to beat Burke to the loose ball.

Eventually, it fell for David McGoldrick who was free to fire the ball into an empty net.

However, Marcus Rashford restored parity after taking a superb touch and rifling home an unstoppable equaliser.

Yet it was Pogba pulling the strings for United.

Clinton Morrison told BBC Radio 5 Live: "This is a good understanding Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial have.

"He just clips the ball into space and Martial runs off the back of John Egan.

"They are causing a lot of problems now… Paul Pogba is having a big influence on this game.

"He made the goal for Martial and this is what you want to see.

"Most of Manchester United's good things have come through Pogba.

"He can do the running and is comfortable in possession."

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