Manchester United’s 23-year-old midfielder Paul Pogba has prodigious potential, says Liverpool and England legend Steven Gerrard.
It may come as a surprise for the Liverpool fans that Gerrard has some words of praise for the arch rival Manchester United’s new star. Following his match winning header vs Middlesbrough, the former England skipper has said that Pogba’s potential is ‘scary’.
French midfielder Paul Pogba is one of the best midfielders in the world and is only going to get better with time, according to the former Liverpool man.
Mourinho’s 89million signing had a poor start at the second innings of his Old Trafford career but with each game, Pogba is improving like a fine wine. He was outstanding especially in last few matches.
In the post match analysis at BT Sport, Gerrard said: “I think he’s got better and stronger week by week. He’s obviously a phenomenal talent.”
“I think coming with that big price tag early on has weighed him down a bit and Manchester United weren’t in the rhythm but I think now they’ve found his best position. I think Carrick complements him so well and now we’re seeing the Paul Pogba that we all expected to see and he’s only going to get better and better.”
“He’s young, he’s leggy, he’s got all the tools in the bag and there’s no doubt about it he’s one of the best midfielders now and he’s going to get better which is a scary thought being a Liverpool fan!” he also added.
Pogba was instrumental in yesterday’s victory against West Ham. His match stats read: 99 passes, 90% pass accuracy, 7 tackles, 5 dribbles and 1 interception. Pogba’s range of passing, power, guile and knack of scoring crucial goals can make him a guaranteed starter in any top European side. The champagne football that Pogba is playing, is only going to improve with time.
6 Premier League games and 6 wins in a row, 6 is Pogba’s shirt number. Coincidence? I think not.
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