POGBACK!!! Pogba fires back at critics ahead Europa League
Europa League By: Linus Onyeze | 13/04/2017
Paul Pogba has fired back at critics ahead of their Europa League clash tonight.Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has spoken of the expectations on him as the world’s most expensive player, and has also dismissed suggestions that his off-field antics have undermined his form and focus and insisted he had long ago banished his “mountainous” £89 million transfer fee from his mind.The 24-year old has yet to set the stage alight since his return to United, and has been constantly criticized for his off-the-field flamboyant style, especially by former Red Devils defender Rio Ferdinand, and he has now taken the time to speak on all these.“What is on the pitch is on the pitch and what is outside the pitch is outside the pitch,” the United midfielder said ahead of the of their Europa League clash with Anderlecht. Read more: Man United legend hails Ndidi and Leicester's performance“I love life. I like to dance. It doesn’t affect me on the pitch. The time is different. Before you wouldn’t do this and now you do it.“In America, the basketball players listen to music. For me, it’s just enjoying life with Jesse Lingard. When I’m on the pitch, I’m serious. I’m focused and I want to win. I took it as advice because it’s a big club. I spoke with him [Ferdinand] and he told what he meant. It’s different generations, it’s nothing bad.