Photo: Paul Pogba gets a kiss from Julia Roberts ahead of Man United v West Ham

Paul Pogba was clearly thrilled to catch up with some Hollywood royalty this week

A photo posted by Paul Labile Pogba (@paulpogba) on

Paul Pogba was all smiles as he posed for a picture with Julia Roberts ahead of Manchester United’s clash with West Ham in the League Cup on Wednesday night.

The French midfielder was clearly delighted to meet the Hollywood actress as he took his mind off the Red Devils’ stuttering form in the Premier League.

Pogba was unable to inspire Manchester United to victory as they were forced to settle for a 1-1 draw with West Ham in the Premier League on Sunday afternoon.

The result left Jose Mourinho’s men trailing Premier League leaders Chelsea by 11 points after 13 games.

However, the France international looked delighted to be spending some time with Roberts in the build-up to Wednesday’s EFL Cup clash with West Ham at Old Trafford.

Pogba posted the picture above on his Instagram account and wrote the caption: “Today I met not only a great actress but also a wonderful woman, who’s lucky now?! #prettywoman #juliaroberts #blessed”

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Manchester United will return to Premier League action on Sunday with a trip to Goodison Park to take on Everton as they look to get back to winning ways in the top flight.

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