Pogba insists Ronaldo's arrival is set to 'raise the level' at United

Paul Pogba insists Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival is set to ‘raise the level’ at Manchester United as they eye a Premier League title challenge, with French midfielder hailing the experience club ‘legend’ can offer

  • Pogba says Ronaldo’s arrival at Man United will help ‘raise the level’ of the team
  • He said personally that it is ‘always a pleasure to play with the best’ footballers 
  • The midfielder also said it is beneficial for the squad to train with a ‘great player’
  • Ronaldo will be playing at Old Trafford again after his £19.8m transfer from Juve 

Paul Pogba believes Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Old Trafford will help ‘raise the level’ of the Manchester United team. 

Ronaldo returned to the Red Devils this summer after completing a £19.8million move from Juventus, 12 years on from his departure for Spanish giants Real Madrid.

Pogba – who also returned to United five years ago after leaving for free in 2012- says it is beneficial for the squad to train with a ‘great player’ that has a wealth of ‘experience’.

Paul Pogba says Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Old Trafford will help ‘raise the level’ of the team

The French midfielder told Telefoot, via Get Football News France: ‘It’s always a pleasure to play with the best. 

‘It’s also a plus for the players to be able to train with a great player. He’s going to raise the level of the team.’

Speaking previously to Sky Sports, Pogba also said that Ronaldo’s ‘experience’ would help point Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s men in the right direction for the 2021-2022 season.  

He said: ‘Everybody knows [what Ronaldo brings]. He’s already a legend in this club and he’s coming back, so obviously it’s huge for us, for the club.

The Portugal international returned to the Red Devils this summer after completing a £19.8m move from Juventus, 12 years on from his departure for Spanish giants Real Madrid

Pogba – who also returned to United five years ago after leaving for free in 2012- says it if beneficial for the Manchester United squad (above) to train with a ‘great player’

‘He’s going to bring his experience, his quality and obviously when he comes the level [of the team] goes up.’ 

Pogba will play alongside Ronaldo for the first time in his career this season. It is believed the pair will strike up a formidable partnership.   

Having already registered five assists in the opening three matches of the 2021-2022 campaign, Pogba will be looking to add to his tally by supplying Ronaldo will a steady stream of opportunities. 

Pogba also has a track record of raising his game when playing with alongside other stars – having performed exceptionally with Zlatan Ibrahimovic.  

Pogba has a track record of playing well with other stars – having excelled with Ibrahimovic

However, balancing a squad filled with the likes of Pogba, Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho, Mason Greenwood and more will put Solskjaer’s man management skills to the test

Both Ibrahimovic and Pogba arrived at Old Trafford ahead of the 2016-17 campaign and established a delightful partnership. 

Should Pogba and Ronaldo be able to do the same, Manchester United could be in with a shout of challenging for the Premier League title.  

However, balancing a squad filled with the likes of Pogba, Ronaldo, Bruno Fernandes, Jadon Sancho, Mason Greenwood and more will put Solskjaer’s man management skills to the test. 




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