Bryan Robson has urged Paul Pogba
to forget about thoughts of a move away and accept that he belongs to Manchester United
for the time being.
The Frenchman's future at Old Trafford remains uncertain with Real Madrid
determined to land their man this summer.
Pogba and his agent, Mino Raiola, have both been vocal over the past few weeks about the midfielder's desire to leave the club, but United are reluctant to sell and have refused to budge on their £150million valuation of the player.
Despite rumours Pogba would go AWOL in effort to push through a move to Madrid, the 26-year-old has travelled with United for their pre-season tour of Australia, Singapore and China.
Pogba said there was 'no need' to speak about his situation after United opened their pre-season tour of Australia with a 2-0 win against Perth Glory on Saturday but talk continues of a move to former club Juventus or Real Madrid.
Robson, a former United captain, now wants to see Pogba ignore speculation surrounding his future and concentrate on doing his best for the club.
'You're a Manchester United player, you're contracted to them so you have to give everything for the club, the team and the fans,' Robson, who won eight trophies during a 13-year spell at Old Trafford, told Sky Sports.
'There's a lot of speculation in the media about Paul. He is a top player.
'Get your head down, do your pre-season as well as you can - which, from what I've seen in the training sessions, he has done - and if something happens and the club want it to happen, or nothing happens then you've got to get on with it.'
United are still planning for an immediate future with Pogba and preparations are going well, even if the transfer activity has yet to heat up as they look to make up for last season's disappointing sixth-place finish.
'Our stats last season were well down on other teams,' Robson added. 'That can't be right.
'As a coach and a manager, you want your stats to be right up there with the best.
'It doesn't mean you are going to be a great player just because your stats are good for running about, but when you have the ability of some of our players and your stats are down, that is definitely something you can work on.
'I think Ole realised that when he came into the club and he wanted to improve on it, so you can compete with the top teams.
'They know they've got to improve on last season. I was at the Player of the Year do right at the end of the season and you could see the disappointment in the players, that they knew they hadn't achieved what they wanted to achieve.
'And we know that we've got to step up our game if we want to compete with Man City and Liverpool next year - and it all starts from here.
'We've made a couple of good young signings. Hopefully we can maybe get a few more players in, but in saying that you can only get the players in if the players are available and they're as good as what the manager and coaching staff want in the club.
'But I think we're going in the right direction.'