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These Stats Prove Paul Pogba Will Be The Signing Of The Summer

PARIS, FRANCE - JULY 09: Paul Pogba stretches during a France training session on the eve of the UEFA EURO 2016 Final against Portugal at Clairefontaine on July 9, 2016 in Paris, France. (Photo by Alex Livesey/Getty Images)

The footballing world is impatiently waiting for the transfer of the century to be confirmed but some fans remain unconvinced of Paul Pogba’s worth.

The reported £100 million fee is tough to swallow for some fans who see it as misplaced resources, suggesting investing it on a number of quality players would have been more prudent business.

While the argument of whether or not Pogba is indeed worth it is for another day, this article is simply contesting that the Frenchman may well be the signing of the summer.

The stats back it up.

Ranked against the best midfielders in Europe, Pogba more than holds his own.

Pogba United stats

If the news broke in the morning that United were signing N’Golo Kanté, Toni Kroos or Luca Modric, fans would be ecstatic. Why is Pogba any different?

Statistics also prove that the Juve starlet will walk into United’s midfield if and when he signs – as was written here.

Stats courtesy of Squawka

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