The World Cup winner claims the defensive midfielder’s leadership is vital to him and the rest of the team, and he deserves more credit than he is often given.
“Nemanja is the mentor of the team,” Pogba told United Review.
“He gives us our balance, he pushes me to get forward and he directs me sometimes – he’ll say ‘go for it’, or ‘stay there’. He’s been great, he’s always giving me advice and as a midfielder he has experience and he’s won things but he always wants more.
“He trains hard and is always professional and that’s what we need in the team, we need someone like that. He trains hard and is always professional and that’s what we need in the team. We need someone like that.
“He’s been great at pushing the team to where we are now. It’s been unbelievable, it’s been great to have him as a teammate.”