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Former Manchester United star says being at Old Trafford was like a ‘holiday’

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has been discussing the difference between the Turin giants and his former club Manchester United.

Pogba left Old Trafford on a free transfer in 2012, and although he was unable to settle under Sir Alex Ferguson, many have argued that it was the legendary manager’s biggest mistake in the latter stages of his tenure at the club.

The 22-year-old has gone on to establish himself as one of the leading midfielders in Europe since joining the Serie A champions while enjoying plenty of success in terms of winning silverware with Juve looking to make it five consecutive league titles this season.

Although he has struggled this year to replicate his best form in the absence of the likes of Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal, Pogba remains an integral part of Juve’s plans having been handed the No.10 shirt.

Speaking about how life differs between his former club and his current employers, the French international revealed that it is much more difficult now than it has been in the past.

“People need to know that nothing at Juve is easy,” Pogba told La Stampa.

“There is a different culture of work compared to elsewhere. I was at Manchester — it seemed like being on holiday.

“Here we work so much. All these titles, we did not steal them. It was by working right to the end.”

Juve return to action against Verona on Wednesday afternoon looking to make it eight consecutive league wins as they continue to make up ground on their title rivals after a disappointing start to the campaign.

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