Manchester United: 5 Reasons Paul Pogba Will Be a Star at Old Trafford

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Manchester United: 5 Reasons Paul Pogba Will Be a Star at Old Trafford
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Paul Pogba has had a well-traveled youth career thus far. He has played for Roissy-en-Brie, Torcy, Le Havre, and Manchester United. Many people have compared the 18-year-old midfielder to French legend Patrick Vieira.

But the Manchester United is a more versatile midfielder than his fellow Frenchman. Pogba has played both in attacking and defensive midfield for United's reserves.

On 12 August 2011, United boss Sir Alex Ferguson revealed to ManUtd.com that the French starlet will be featured in the first team at some point this season.

We’ve got a young boy Pogba who's showing great promise for us. He came on in a couple of games in terms of progress with the youth team, we’re quite positive about him.

I mean if we hold Pogba back, what’s going to happen? He’s going to leave. You know, in a couple of years’ time when his contract is going to finish. So we have to give him the opportunity to see how he can do in the first-team and he’s got great ability, plus he’s got the physique and athleticism.

Here are the five reasons that Paul Pogba will be a future star at Manchester United.

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