PAUL POGBA has been hailed by Rio Ferdinand and Paul Scholes for his forward-thinking instincts.
The 25-year-old was in top form as Manchester United beat Young Boys 3-0 in Switzerland.
And after a tricky start to the season — including the aftermath of his fall-out with Jose Mourinho — Pogba has finally shone for the Red Devils.
The World Cup winner netted a beautiful opener where he played a pass to Fred, followed it towards the box and then changed feet before brilliantly finishing past David von Ballmoos.
Ferdinand said: “A lot of midfielders these days play simple, play sideways.
“He played forward and followed his pass. This boy has got talent coming out of every pore.
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“Everyone scrutinises his game for good and bad but he always turns up and wants the ball.
“He’s the player that will make this team tick over the course of the season so they’ve got to get him in good form and keep him consistent.”
Pogba has now scored 19 goals for United since his then world record £89million move from Juventus.
And Scholes, who bagged 155 goals for United in a 19-year career agreed his play is improving.
The former Old Trafford midfield star has been a critic of the Frenchman in the past, but was impressed with his Champions League haul.
The 43-year-old said: “With a player of that ability, the strength, speed and size of him he should be passing forward and running onto it every week.
“If he did that more often then nobody in the world would be able to live with him.”
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