Pogba Semringah Burden World’s Most Expensive Player Has Been Released
Manchester United mainstay midfielder, Paul Pogba, admitted relieved after no longer holds the status as the world’s most expensive player.
Paul Pogba broke the world transfer record after Man United’s purchase from Juventus in the summer of 2016 with a “dowry” of 205 million euros (Rp 1.6 trillion).
Just one year later, the record was surpassed by Neymar who was worth 222 million euros while moving from FC Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain (PSG).
Pogba admits he feels burdened by the status of the world’s most expensive footballer. Criticism flowed swiftly as he performed poorly.
Now, the load has disappeared from the shoulders of the midfielder following Neymar’s phenomenal transfer.
“Last year, the first thing people asked was about price,” Pogba told the Daily Mail.
“Now, everyone is just going to talk about football,” said the 24-year-old.
Furthermore, Pogba is determined to perform better after no more burden.
“Now I’m back and I’m happy,” the Frenchman said.
Pogba did not take long to show off.
He immediately contributed a goal when Man United silenced West Ham United 4-0 in the inaugural Premier League week 2017-2018, Saturday (13/08/2017).