Former Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic has claimed that some people are expecting the wrong thing from midfielder Paul Pogba, per the Beyond the Pitch podcast.
Pogba has been a key figure for Jose Mourinho’s team this season after his £89m summer transfer from Juventus but amid a lack of goals and consistency, as well as some disappointing performances against top opponents, the talented France international has been criticised in some quarters.
Vidic has Pogba faith
But Vidic – who was one of United’s first choice defenders during Pogba’s first spell at Old Trafford from 2009-2011 – believes that the talented midfielder’s price tag has swayed expectations somewhat in his first campaign back in the Premier League.
The Serbian suggested that “the problem is the market is crazy at the moment - to buy the player you need you have to pay to crazy money”, adding that Pogba’s ability is “not to score 25...