But Solskjaer believes the midfielder is a “big performer” and will be United’s X factor in Wednesday’s clash against Barcelona.
He is also confident Pogba will stay at Old Trafford and continue to orchestrate the Red Devils game.
Solskjaer said: “Paul is looking forward to [tonight].
“He’s a Man United player. He’s one of our big performers and on a big stage.
“He knows the game against PSG was not his greatest moment.
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“So, he is only focused on playing well against Barcelona and I cannot see him not playing for Man United next season either.
“It’s not about one player, everyone has to perform at their best level and at Paul’s best he can run a game like this, and that’s what you expect from him, that he really puts his stamp on a game like this.
“I expect Chris [Smalling] to defend really well but that’s his job. Paul’s job is to be the creator, and when we win the ball that he drives forward, so I expect him to perform tomorrow.”