Former Arsenal and Manchester United captain Questions Paul Pogba discipline

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Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira, the former Manchester United and Arsenal skippers respectively expressed their concerns over the discipline of Paul Pogba with respect to the shocking exit of France national team from the Euro 2020.

France were one of the top favourites coming into the European Championship 2020. The Les Bleus finished securing the top spot in their group, which was so-called the “group of death”. However, they were unable to keep the consistency and failed to qualify for the quarterfinals. Talking about the round of 16, France were up against Switzerland, who finished 3rd in their group.

The Les Blues were having a 2 goal cushion but they eventually blew it out in the last 10 minutes. While Paul Pogba scored a screamer from out of the box. Thus, putting Didier Deschamps’s side 3-1 up against the Swiss, who were able to imitate what Croatia did hours later against Spain. The Swiss were successfully able to fight back eventually taking the games to extra time and ultimately winning it on penalties.

Moving on to which Roy Keane and Patrick Vieira criticizes Paul Pogba’s defensive Performance in the game.

The legends reaction over the performance Paul Pogba

While Paul Pogba was brilliant going forward in the game. However, according to Roye Kean and Patrick Vieira, it was the defensive part of Paul Pogba which let his team down. In an interview with ITV talking about Paul Pogba Kean said

“Can he play in a two midfield? He probably can’t, he hasn’t got the discipline. Even today he leaves you frustrated, even with his brilliant quality going forward he lacks that discipline defensively. The top players do it week in and week out and Paul doesn’t quite do it.”

Agreeing with him France legend Vieira said

“When you look at his potential, what he can do in midfield, you expect more from him.”

Adding further Vieira also spoke about his frustration with Paul Pogba as believes Pogba could offer so much more to his team than he currently does. It was only the second time in the history of the European Championship that France couldn’t make it to the Quarterfinals.

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