FIFA 2018 News: Paul Pogba look to knockout to run for France

FIFA World cup News

Paul Pogba is a French professional footballer who generally plays for Premier League club and French National Football Team. Under 20 level championships, Paul Pogba was captain of France and won 2013 FIFA Under-20 World Cup

In 2016, it hasn’t been smooth sailing for Paul Pogba since his world record move from Juventus to Manchester United in the summer. Although setting the victory in League Cup and the Europa League in his first season since returning to United, Paul Pogba’s second stint at the club has been agitated by a lack of reliability. It has also been emblematic of the club’s overall form under manager Jose Mourinho. 

FIFA 2018 News: Paul Pogba look to knockout to run for France
FIFA 2018 News: Paul Pogba look to knockout to run for France

On the other hand, Paul Pogba remains a key member at both club and country. The fact that he already has 52 international caps with France at the age of 25 is demonstration his importance to the Didier Deschamps-coached side. Two years back, he was an imperative component in France’s run to the final of the European Championship.

In Russia, Francehead into the 2018 FIFA World Cup as one of the pre-tournament favorites’. Arguably the strongest of the 32 teams on paper, France have a myriad of talent in all bureaus. Pogba’s form, however, is likely to have a major bearing on France’s fate.

At United this past season, Paul Pogba’s creative game was more eminent whenever he was given the protection of two midfielders behind him. Coach Deschamps is likely to keep Blaise Matuidi in the team but the Juventus player could be dragged by Corintin Tolisso or N’Golo Kante in central midfield to offer Pogba a more attacking role.

The United midfielder will be the key to making the likes of Antoine Griezmann tick up front. A major point of conflict over Pogba will be his position in midfield. However, if he compliments to deceive in Russia, the knives will be out for Pogba.


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