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‘Pogba Can’t Score 50-A-Season Like Messi & CR7’

Michel Platini says Juventus star Paul Pogba won’t achieve as much as FC Barcelona’s Lionel Messi or Real Madrid’s talisman Cristiano Ronaldo.

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The former France international feels that the 22-year-old Pogba isn’t a star player, saying that the midfielder is unlikely to ever score as many goals as Messi and Ronaldo – adding that he often loses possession and gets moaned at.

“Pogba a superstar? No, a superstar in football is someone who scores a lot of goals,” Platini told RTL.

“I don't know whether Pogba is a player who can achieve the same things as Messi and Ronaldo. They score 50 goals a season.

“It is interesting to note that whenever he loses possession and the team gets into trouble, they all have a go at him.”

Pogba is currently one of Europe’s most sought after players, with Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Real Madrid and Barcelona in the hunt for his signature.

The former Manchester United player has been a revelation at Juventus since his arrival in 2012, scoring 24 goals in 126 appearances since then, as well as providing 26 assists.

Read: Ronaldo Hat-Trick Not Enough To Stop Barca From Title

This season, Pogba has found the net 10 times in all competitions, while he’s assisted a further 10 from 38 games.

Do you believe that Pogba will ever be as influential as Messi and Ronaldo? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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