Paul Pogba: I haven’t achieved anything
Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is targeting perfection in his position, saying he hasn’t achieved anything in football yet.
Pogba has helped Juve claim four Serie A titles since his arrival in Turin in 2012 on a free transfer from Manchester United.
And while the 23-year-old, who scored eight goals and provided 12 assists in 35 outings this season, is already considered among the elite, he is determined to improve.
“I want to become the complete player,” Pogba told ESPN. “I want to do everything: defend, attack, score, give assists, tackle, win back the ball. Be a leader on the field.
“I want to become a new midfielder. From defensive midfielder to attacking midfielder to attacker. I want to take the qualities from everyone.
“Cristiano, Ronaldinho, Messi, everyone. Andres Iniesta. I’m serious. All players rolled into one. I’d like to get to the level where I have everything: Patrick Vieira, Didier Deschamps, Zidane, Ronaldinho, Thierry Henry, Ronaldo. It wouldn’t be bad, that.
“I’ve already scored goals, given decisive passes, won back balls. It’s really just about raising the level.”
The France inernational added: “I don’t think I am a great; I think I’ve done nothing. I’ve done nothing in soccer.
“I’ve won leagues, but I haven’t won the Champions League, the World Cup, the Euros. Winning Euro 2016 in France, that wouldn’t be bad.
“I want to work, to be a great, to win everything.” Kickoff.com
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