Man United's Pogba defended by Griezmann but France boss demands more: He knows this
The £89m world-record signing failed to light up Euro 2016 in his home nation.
And since rejoining United from Juventus this summer, Pogba has scored just once for Jose Mourinho's side.
France boss Didier Deschamps named the midfielder in his starting XI last night in their World Cup qualifier against Bulgaria.
But again Pogba was less than convincing at the Stade de France, leading to Atletico Madrid striker Griezmann defending his international team-mate.
"Paul Pogba needs affection from journalists," Griezmann said after last night's game.
"He is trying to do his best and... read more
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