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Pogba: “Mbappé and Rashford are the future of football”


The stars of Man Utd and PSG have established themselves among the best strikers in world football at a young age.

Paul Pogba said of Marcus Rashford and Kylian Mbappé that they are “the present and the future of football.“Paul Pogba’s Manchester United team-mate Marcus Rashford has become a vital figure for his club and his country at the age of 23, and has drawn praise for his off-field campaigns to help poor children as well. Kylian Mbappé, meanwhile, established himself as one of the best strikers in the world and won the 2018 World Cup with France alongside Pogba.

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In a question-and-answer session with Manchester United fans, Paul Pogba said of the pair of strikers, whom he knows well as he plays with the Englishman in club and with the striker of the PSG in the national team: “They are two big, big, big talents. I think they are so young and so talented. They have accomplished a lot for their young age. I think they are the present and the future of football.”

Paul Pogba was also asked the eternal question of which player he would choose between Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo, and declined to give a preference: “This is an interesting question but a trick because there is no better one for me“said the French Red Devils midfielder. “They are two different players. They are two players who both bring joy to the eye.”

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“Everyone’s going to have their own opinion of them, they’re just two legends. Me, I’d just say they’re two legends and neither is better than the other. Just two people giving us footballers, or football fans, it’s a joy to watch themThe 2018 world champion added. Pogba was also asked who was Manchester United’s best finisher and offered a split decision between Mason Greenwood and Edinson Cavani.

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“The best finisher, I think it’s Mason Greenwood. Yeah, Mason, I would say. And Edi. Yeah, Mason with his feet and Edi with his head”, Pogba said. Manchester United’s next game is on Thursday as they face Roma in the second leg of the Europa League semi-final. After winning the first leg 6-2, United have practically booked their place in the final, where they will face either Arsenal or Villarreal.

Three days after their clash with AS Roma, Manchester United will be back in action with a Premier League game against Fulham. Manchester United have four Premier League games to play as they seek to clinch a second place behind Manchester City, who could claim the league title next weekend, should they win Saturday against Chelsea.

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