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Pogba: I Want To Lead Man United Like Zlatan

Pogba: I Want To Lead Man United Like Zlatan

World’s most expensive footballer Paul Pogba hopes to become an influential leader just like Wayne Rooney, Zlatna Ibrahimovic and Michael Carrick at Manchester United.

“Obviously, Zlatan was a leader, he was a big leader, because he always helped the team and even when he wasn’t playing he was a leader outside of the pitch,” Pogba told Manchester United’s official website ahead of Wednesday’s International Champions Cup match against Barcelona.

“I have been here for one season and I came here to hopefully be a leader for the team. That is the objective, that is how you should be. You want to grow up as a player and as a leader as well. Hopefully I can learn from Wayne, from Carras (Carrick), from all of the players and become a leader.”

Commenting on his transfer-record move from Juventus and United returning to their glory days, Pogba said: “It was a big challenge for me (transfer record). I knew that I wouldn’t be playing in the Champions League but I said to myself that I want Manchester United to be the Manchester United that I knew back in the day.

“I think we are on the way [towards that]. We won three trophies last season, we are back in the Champions League and the team is improving a lot again. So I hope that we are going to continue in that way, and improve and improve.”

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