PAUL POGBA claims Nemanja Matic is Manchester United’s “mentor” – and even tells him what to do in games.
The pair are enjoying a resurgence of form under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after being joined in midfield by Bruno Fernandes.
Paul Pogba claims Nemanja Matic is Man Utd’s mentor and is crucial to fine form
The Portuguese superstar has been nothing short of sensational since his £60million move from Sporting Lisbon in January, registering seven goals and six assists in just ten league games.
However, perhaps Fernandes’ greatest achievement has been to get Pogba and Matic playing arguably the best football of their respective Old Trafford careers.
United are on a roll towards the top four thanks to with seven wins in their last ten games, and no defeats since January.
Pogba has now lifted the lid on his partnership with Matic, with the pair operating deep together as Fernandes supports the attack further forward.
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World Cup winner Pogba claims Matic has become his mentor at the Theatre of Dreams, and is using his experience to help out teammates on and off the pitch.
Pogba told United Review: “Nemanja is the mentor of the team.
“He gives us our balance, he pushes me to get forward and he directs me sometimes – he’ll say ‘go for it’ or ‘stay there’.
“He’s been great, he’s always giving me advice and as a midfielder he has experience and he’s won things but he always wants more.
“He trains hard and is always professional and that’s what we need in the team, we need someone like that.
“He’s been great at pushing the team to where we are now. It’s been unbelievable, it’s been great to have him as a teammate.”
By: Anthony Chapman
Title: Paul Pogba reveals Nemanja Matic is Man Utd’s ‘mentor’ and tells him what to do in games
Sourced From: www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/12112596/man-utd-pogba-matic-partnership-revealed/
Published Date: Mon, 13 Jul 2020 19:06:46 +0000