Paul Pogba’s Move To Juventus Was ‘A Huge Loss’ To Manchester United, Claims Patrice Evra

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French midfield player joined Juve in the summer of 2012. 

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Manchester United defender Patrice Evra has described Paul Pogba’s departure from Old Trafford as ” truly a huge loss” to the Premier League champions, according to reports in the Daily Mail.

The highly-rated young French international moved to the ‘Theatre of Dreams’  in 2009 from French outfit Le Harve, however, after just seven appearances in total in all competitions under former Red Devils head coach Sir Alex Ferguson in the 2011-12 campaign, including only three in the Premier League, Pogba controversially decided to leave the club to join Serie A champions Juventus.

Pogba moved to Turin on a four-year deal, and now his compatriot has spoken out about the 20-year-old’s decision to leave the north west, saying in an interview with French TV station TF1: “His [Pogba’s] talent on the pitch, his aggression, his presence, is very rare.

“He very quickly earned the respect of players like Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes.

“It’s true that have you have to win over the manager too, but to have won the dressing room like he did [was impressive].

“It was truly a huge loss when he left the club.”

Pogba has since gone on to star for the ‘Old Lady of Italian Football’, with the attacking midfield player having managed to find the back of the net on seven occasions in total already in just 40 appearances for Juve in all competitions, including six strikes in his 30 Serie A outings for the Italian giants.

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