Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pogba Says He Is Judged Differently

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Pogba Says He Is Judged Differently

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PAUL Pogba believes he is judged differently to other central midfielders if he does not score or end a game with an assist - even when he has an 'outstanding' game.

The 25-year-old's performances have been scrutinised ever since he completed his £89.3m return to Old Trafford in August, 2016. Since then, Pogba has been directly involved in 32 goals in 83 games for United.

But the Frenchman feels he can play well without scoring and not get the credit he deserves in comparison to some of his peers.

"It's funny because we don't judge me on the midfield part," he told Sky Sports. "We judge me on assists and goals and that's the truth.

"I can make an outstanding game, but if I don't score or make an assist they will say, 'that is normal'. …

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