John Barnes has urged Paul Pogba to improve his attitude if he wants to win any further silverware during his time at Manchester United.
Pogba has seven assists in as many Premier League matches so far season, but has come in for criticism, along with many of his United teammates in recent weeks, following a run of just one win in their last four matches in all competitions.
The 28-year-old, who was a key part of France’s 2018 World Cup triumph, excelled once again for his country during their 2-1 nations League final win over Spain in Milan on Sunday.
Pogba. himself, has confessed he plays with greater freedom for his country than his club and Barnes fears the former Juventus star will continue to flatter to deceive unless there is a shift in mindset.
‘Winning the World Cup in 2018 didn’t help Paul Pogba to win any trophies for Manchester United,’ Barnes told BonusCodeBets.
‘Playing for France and Manchester United are two different things. He plays much better for France than Manchester United, and that has a lot to do with how he feels about playing for France, in terms of being a team player.
‘Whereas, for Manchester United, with his price tag, and being who he is, and the way we treat our superstar players in England. He probably feels he is a superstar, so therefore plays differently, rather than being the team player he is for the national side.
‘Winning a trophy with France won’t necessarily help him at Manchester United, until he decides to have the same attitude playing his club football, as he does for France.’
The France international has entered the final year of his current contract at United, meaning he will be free to negotiate with clubs from aboard in January.
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Source : metro