‘R243m EPL Star Better Than Pogba'
‘R243 million Premier League Star Better Than Manchester United’s Paul Pogba’
A former Premier League player claims that Tottenham Hotspur's £15 million (R243 million) signing is proving to be a much better player than Manchester United’s Paul Pogba.
Retired England international, now turned tv pundit, Jermaine Jenas claims that Belgian star Moussa Dembele is proving to be one of the best central midfielders in Europe and has 'destroyed' the likes of Pogba and Sami Khedira recently.
"In the past few weeks he (Dembele) has come up against players of the calibre of Paul Pogba and Nemanja Matic of Manchester United, and Sami Khedira and Miralem Pjanic of Juventus, and has destroyed them all," Jenas told the BBC.
"Those performances - and the way he played against Liverpool and Arsenal recently - have earned the 30-year-old Belgium international plenty of plaudits, and they are richly deserved.
"When he is at the top of his game, which he is at the moment, he is one of the best central midfielders in Europe - there is no doubt about that.
"He sucks in all the pressure and releases the ball at the perfect time.
"There was always a demand for more goals and assists from him, but he is so selfless they are not at the forefront of his mind.
"It is what he does for his team-mates, and how he does it, that makes him so special."
The Belgium international, who moved to Spurs from Fulham in 2012, has made 225 appearances for the London-based club, scoring 10 goals and assisting in a further 11.
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