“I’m sure in the next couple of years we’ll get the best out of him.”
Pogba was left on the bench on Saturday as United thrashed Newcastle 4-1 at St James’ Park, coming on late in the game.
And Solskjaer confirmed the Frenchman was carrying a slight knock from his time away with the French national side.
He said: “Paul had hip and back problems when he was away with France, so it wasn’t right to start him.
“We have got big games coming up. Everyone has to perform when they come on. I am delighted for him.”
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