Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer welcomed Pogba’s return as “a big, big boost for us”.
The Frenchman returned from injury to score the winner as Manchester United beat AC Milan 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the Europa League quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate.
World Cup winner Pogba had been sidelined for over five weeks with a hamstring injury.
But the 28-year-old Frenchman scored four minutes after coming off the bench at the start of the second half in the last 16, second leg clash at the San Siro.
“The boys have done remarkable without Paul but we know his qualities.
“He makes a very, very big difference to us. Paul has been working really hard, but you could see he couldn’t play more han 45 minutes.
“We had to readdress a couple of things in the second half when I think we were much, much better
“We want to go all the way, it was hard to lose in the semi-finals (last year).”