Arsenal Legend Blasts Graeme Souness Over Criticism Of Paul Pogba

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Premier League and Arsenal legend Ian Wright has slammed fellow ITV colleague Graeme Souness over his continuous criticism of Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba.

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The Frenchman, who is in the final year of his contract, provided four assists as the Red Devils recorded a 5-1 victory over Leeds United at Old Trafford last Saturday, becoming only the seventh player in Premier League history to do so.

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But Pogba's performances were not enough to convince long-time critic Graeme Souness. The Scot had said after the game that: “we expect that from a £100 million pound man,” while suggesting that Mason Greenwood was United’s star performer in the statement victory.

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Ian Wright has now stepped into the defense of the Frenchman, and feels that Souness simply can’t help himself when it comes to criticising Pogba.

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In the words of Wright: "Graeme Souness cannot contain himself. For him to say ‘why can’t Pogba do that every week?’ No one can do that every week.

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“But at the same time, you watch Pogba on a weekly basis, he does enough, for me, in every game to influence a game majorly.

“He was just roaming. Go and play. He’s in his sixth season. Let’s be totally honest, I don’t think I’ve seen him that good.”

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Wright further added: “I believe that Pogba, if that’s his level, then Old Trafford is in for a treat.”

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