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Rio Ferdinand hits out at Souness over criticism of Paul Pogba

Liverpool legend Graeme Souness, offen questioned Paul Pogba's commitment to Manchester United.Souness was initially reluctant to talk about Pogba as he’s often rebuked for the way he criticises the 27-year-old.

The Sky Sports presenter then intervened and said: “We can’t just criticise Paul Pogba even when he’s not playing, Graeme!”The Scot claims Pogba would be a ‘doddle to play against’. And how we’d all have loved to have seen a peak Souness go out and attempt to prove his point.

Paul pogba have just featured in just eight games this season due to persistent ankle injury.he expected to resume fully after season restart after the coronavirus break.

After Souness’ latest remarks,Paul pogba later hit hard at him

The France international was in the headlines after responding to criticism Souness has given him in the past, where he claimed he had never heard of the former Reds midfielder.


Now Rio Ferdinand has leapt to the defence of the Red Devils midfielder, who has not played for United since last year Boxing Day due to an ankle injury.insisting the formal Liverpool legend has unfairly targeted his formal team-mate.

He added: "As great a player as Souness was - he was a top player, one of the best. If you were talking about the best British midfielders we've produced, he's in the conversation, 100 per cent, Graeme Souness was a good player. But Paul Pogba doesn't know him.

He further said pogba was not disrespectful that if he was he(pogba) I'd say some thing if not worse. I would be saying You’ve been disrespecting me this whole time and I’ve not kicked a ball! Why are you talking about me for?'"


what do you think about paul pogba performance since his move back to Old Trafford as he live up to expectations?

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