Ex-PSG boss says Man Utd ace Pogba is better Arsenal legend

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 08/06/2018

 Paul Pogba & Patrick Vieira

Former Paris Siant-Germain manager Laurent Blanc has revealed that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba is better than Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira.

The 25-year-old return to Old Trafford for the second spell in 2016 for the then World record fee of £89million but former Juventus star has an enduring campaign in Jose Mourinho second season.

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Pogba was left out by Portuguese coach on the substitute bench is some number of games during the course of the season and has been linked with a shock departure to Ligue 1 Champions this summer after the PSG showing interest in the France international.

Nevertheless, Blanc rates Manchester United star ahead of New York City coach after he claiming World Cup-bound talent eclipses that of ex-Guuner defensive midfielder Vieira.

"I think he’s a new player, let’s not forget he’s young, so I think he still has room to improve.

"In my generation, we have very physically impressive players, like Patrick Vieira, for example. "Technically speaking Patrick is really good, but he is not as good as Pogba, especially in terms of attacking.

"If he can optimize his physical potential and his technique, he will be able to score many goals. Blanc told FIFA ahead of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Vieira was linked of replacing Arsene Wenger at Emirate after of the longest-serving manager in the English game quit towards the end of last season but Gunner great won three Premier Leagues, three Serie A titles, World Cup and European Champions as a player.