BENJAMIN MENDY says Paul Pogba silenced his critics by driving France to World Cup glory.
The Manchester United ace has struggled to stay upto his £89 million price ticket in his two years at Outdated Trafford.
However he starred for his nationwide aspect in Russia and in addition impressed his team-mates along with his dressing room rallying calls.
Mendy stated: “In the event you’re Paul Pogba and do some haircuts or one thing else then all people speaks, speaks, speaks. However he performs so properly, now has received the World Cup, so there may be not a lot you’ll be able to say actually.
“Earlier than each sport he was the one utilizing his mouth to talk, giving massive, massive phrases to the group.
“You see him: he’s very hungry. It’s good for the group. He’s a pacesetter.”
Pogba and Mendy performed collectively at Le Havre at the beginning of their careers – and now they’re primarily based in the identical metropolis.
“We’re actually shut buddies. We had been collectively in the identical place in Le Havre.
“Now we meet in the identical metropolis however he performs for United. Enjoying with him within the nationwide group is a dream.
“Generally we spoke about this after we had been youthful, about 13, and now we’re within the France group. It’s superb.”