Six players Man Utd fans ended up hating as Paul Pogba told to "f*** off"

Paul Pogba looks certain to leave Manchester United at the expiration of his contract following a painful run-in with supporters – and this isn't the first time the Old Trafford faithful have been pushed to turn on one of their own.

Returning to the club as their record signing for a mammoth £89million back in 2016, Pogba's first season back in England turned out to be his most successful with five trophyless seasons coming after.

Following Ralf Rangnick's update that Pogba will probably not play for the club again this season after he was mercilessly booed by United fans – Daily Star Sport has taken a look at six players that have lost their fond connection with the fans.

Paul Pogba

Pogba cupped his ears after being booed off the pitch during United's recent clash against Norwich, having been replaced in the 74th minute.

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Rangnick insists after the game that it was wrong for supporters to target an individual, despite Pogba's failure to impress at the club after shining at Juventus.

The 29-year-old has been linked with both PSG and Real Madrid as well as a potential return to Italy.

Angel Di Maria

Angel Di Maria may have managed a respectable 11 assists across his 27 Premier League fixtures, but it quickly became apparent that he wanted to leave the club.

The former Real Madrid man signed for PSG at a £12million loss to the Red Devils, and was booed on his return to the club in the Champions League.

Not only did the Argentina international celebrate furiously when his side scored, but he picked up a loose beer bottle and pretended to drink from it.

Paul Ince

Paul Ince said he was delighted to secure a victory over United as a Wolves player in 2004, having joined Inter Milan and then Liverpool after leaving Old Trafford.

Ince said after beating his former side 1-0 with Wolves in 2004: "I get stick from certain United fans and that is why I'm delighted to beat them.

"What they forget is that they hadn't won the title for 26 years until I got there and played a big part in helping them win it.

"I sweated blood for six years for that club and some of them give me stick. It disappoints me."

Peter Schmeichel

Peter Schmeichel infamously ruined his relationship with United supporters by joining rivals Manchester City – and his former team-mates still haven't forgiven him.

Having insisted that he only left so he could play less games and extend his career, the Dane expressed some doubt back in 2020.

He said: "When you look back and you see decisions that you have made, I probably would not have made that decision. I would have probably have spoken to the manager.

"It was only like the next two years that he started to rest players and rotate as well, I could have been part of that."

Gabriel Heinze

Gabriel Heinze joined United from PSG for a fee of £6.9 million back in June of 2004, and went on to play in 83 matches over three seasons and win a Premier League title.

Fans would turn on the Argentine however, after he tried to join rivals Liverpool when his time at Old Trafford was coming to an end.

Having joined Real Madrid instead, Heinze said of his United exit in 2011: "I'm impulsive and strong-willed and this has got me into trouble at times, which was the case when I left United."

Carlos Tevez

Last but by no means least is Carlos Tevez, who joined United from West Ham in 2007, remaining at Old Trafford for two seasons and winning two Premier League titles as well as the League Cup and Champions League.

His love among supporters turned to hatred in 2009 when he joined bitter rivals City on a five-year contract – with whom he went on to win another league title and the FA Cup.

Tevez told the Daily Mail after getting booed by United fans: "I must admit I did believe I would get a different reception from the United supporters. Initially everything was positive and I was greeted by my former team-mates and United staff without any problems at all.

"But as soon as I entered the field the atmosphere was very different. It was hard to take because previously I was always wanted by those people. But I suppose in football situations change."
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