Paul Pogba remains a “total player” at Manchester United and a “leader-type” figure whatever his detractors may think, says Jesse Lingard.
France ‘s international midfielder was required to turn into a talismanic nearness at Old Trafford in the summer of 2016 when they finished a record-breaking £89 million ($113 m) transfer.
Pogba has attempted to demonstrate his value at the club level while turning into a World Cup champ with his nation since connecting back up with the Red Devils.
That has prompted perpetual conversation of his structure and future, with talk of transfer never far from the 27-year-old – as he sees mooted developments to Real Madrid and Juve.
Be that as it may, people around him at the Theater of Dreams have proceeded to regularly speak up on his value.
Lingard advanced alongside Pogba through the United academy framework, with both turning out to be senior stars in their own right.
International England accepts that an enigmatic entertainer remains a standout amongst other available to current Red Devils supervisor Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, with hardly any openings to pick in his game.
Lingard told Sky Sports: “I grew up with Paul and you could see the technological abilities he had at such a youthful age when he originally came in. He proceeded to win the World Cup, with Juventus and us, and many trophies. He’s a finished player, the all-round player. He is always positive and off the field he has great vitality. He is modest and a standout amongst other folks that you will meet. In the storage space, he is always idealistic and he ups the lads when they’re down. That also appears in the field. It is hard for the lads to get this show on the road off the ball because he is so huge. He became the leader-type and took on that duty well.
In the 2019-20 campaign, Pogba saw injury limiting him to only eight appearances, however, he had a coronavirus-upheld break to take a shot at his wellness and ought to be raring to go when Premier League resumes action.