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Pogba names the one thing Fernandes cannot do

Paul Pogba, Bruno Fernandes, Manchester United
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Pogba opened up on his love for playing alongside Fernandes and teased a weakness of his Manchester United teammate.

Paul Pogba has said he enjoys playing with Bruno Fernandes, but jokingly teased him for an inability to defend.

Fernandes has developed into a key man in the Manchester United midfield since his arrival in January 2020 from Sporting CP and appears to have helped bring out the best in Pogba.

The former world-record signing has impressed since returning from a hamstring injury last month. His link-up play with Fernandes, in particular, has been a highlight at Old Trafford.

But while Pogba is enjoying their partnership, he couldn’t help but tease his friend over one thing he can’t do in a Red Devils jersey.

“I enjoy playing with Bruno,” Pogba told MUTV. “He’s someone who understands the game and understands the movement that can give you a beautiful pass, he can finish too.

“He’s all over the place, he can do everything really… except defending!

“But really, it’s always a joy to play him, to understand him. He understands me as well, he can take my position,

“I can take his position as well. I think he suits the team, he’s a very dominant influence in our team.”

Pogba and Fernandes will return to action on Sunday evening for a Premier League match against Burnley at Old Trafford.