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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer remains confident that Paul Pogba will stay at .

The 26-year-old has been the subject of intense speculation over the summer, with his openness about a desire for a new challenge elsewhere compounded by comments from his agent Mino Raiola.

But unlike fellow wantaway star Romelu Lukaku, Pogba knuckled down during pre-season and provided two assists in the 4-0 win over Chelsea in United's Premier League opener.

Ole Gunnar Solkskjaer has expressed a confidence that Paul Pogba will not leave this summer

Ole Gunnar Solkskjaer has expressed a confidence that Paul Pogba will not leave this summer

The midfielder was naturally upbeat after that victory but talk swirled once more when he also admitted 'there's always that question mark' about his future.

'You always put question marks around Paul,' United boss Solskjaer said when those comments were put to him ahead of Monday's trip to Wolves.

'I don't think it's odd saying enjoy playing, I have fun with my team-mates, I enjoy what I'm doing, I love my job and enjoy the game.

Real Madrid will reportedly make a late attempt to sign the Frenchman this summer

will reportedly make a late attempt to sign the Frenchman this summer

Solskjaer praised the professionalism and conduct of Pogba in pre-season

Solskjaer praised the professionalism and conduct of Pogba in pre-season

'Of course, that sentence with the question mark about him, there's always question marks about Paul.

'There's not one press conference that I've not answered a question about Paul Pogba. Eighty per cent of what he said was that he enjoyed that game and his time here.'

Asked about the other 20 per cent, Solskjaer said: 'That's the question mark. Is he questioning you or are you putting question marks on him? I've got absolutely no concerns on Paul.'

Links to persist and Mathias Pogba this week claimed his brother wants to leave.

Pushed on whether Pogba will definitely be a United player when the European transfer window shuts on September 2, Solskjaer said: 'Unless some... for me, yeah, he's going to stay.'

While the World Cup winner looks set to stay, surely something has to give when it comes to defensive options.

Harry Maguire's record-breaking arrival has

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