Man United transfers: Paul Pogba will become a true great, says France star

Antoine Griezmann talks up Juventus star Paul Pogba

Antoine Griezmann has backed Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba to blossom into one of the world’s best players.

The Juventus midfielder has been linked with a host of Europe’s top clubs in recent months amid growing reports that the Serie A side may be willing to cash in on the France star.

I’m sure he will soon be among the five greatest players in the world

Antoine Griezmann

Premier League duo Chelsea and Manchester United have been touted as potential suitors, even though the Red Devils allowed 21-year-old Pogba to leave the club in 2013.

Atletico Madrid forward Griezmann is under no illusion in terms of Pogba’s potential, backing the midfielder to become one of the most dominant footballers in the world.

“Pogba really is a great player. He has immense qualities,” Griezmann was quoted as saying by L’Equipe.

“He has a great right foot, but is equally strong with his left foot. He even scored a great goal with his left foot against Chievo at the weekend.

“He has great technique and is pretty quick, too.

“It’s now up to him to keep his feet on the ground, keep giving his all and continue to do well with Juventus and France. If he does just that, I’m sure he will soon be among the five greatest players in the world.”

Pogba has scored six goals and has made one assist in 17 Serie A appearances this season.

The 21-year-old quit Old Trafford for Juventus in 2013 after he failed to earn a first-team spot under Sir Alex Ferguson.

The Juve midfielder has won two successive Serie A titles since his move to the Turin outfit two-and-a-half seasons ago.

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