FORMER MANCHESTER UNITED MIDFIELDER BELIEVES CHELSEA WILL LIKE TO HAVE POGBA IN THE TEAM. NAH, WE’D STICK WITH KANTE

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Since his record-breaking move from Juventus to Manchester United, United’s summer signing Paul Pogba has struggled to replicate anything close to his Juventus form and doesn’t in any way look like he’s going to justify the millions that were spent on him.

However, former Manchester United midfielder Owen Hargreaves has backed the 24-year-old to rediscover his form, and he thinks Chelsea and a host of other clubs will like to have him in the team.

“People are judging the price tag, people are judging the haircuts and all these flash other things,” Hargreaves told BT Sport.

“But if you look at his stats this is what you’ll get. This is his body of work over the past few seasons. 10 goals and ten assists that’s him. They pay that money for him.

“He’s going to have to step that up a little bit because his price tag is so high people expect more from him.

I think he’s played well but people are judging and the price tag [means] they expect more.

“Can he do more? No question.

“To call him a problem is ridiculous.

“At Real Madrid Zinedine Zidane would love to have him. Barcelona would love to have him in midfield. Antonio Conte would love to have him at Chelsea. Pep Guardiala would love to have him.

“He’s not a £90m problem. He’s a £90m gift for this team and they’ve got to build around him and get the balance around him and I think he’s going to be superstar, no question.”

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