Paul Pogba has broken his silence on life alongside Bruno Fernandes in the Manchester United midfield.
Pogba made his long-awaited return from injury after the coronavirus pandemic and has played a major role in their long unbeaten run.
The French World Cup winner has built up a rapid rapport with January signing Bruno Fernandes in the middle of the park.
They have helped the likes of Mason Greenwood, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial flourish in attack with 13 goals in their last four games.
And in his first interview since making his return to competitive action, Pogba has revealed how much he is loving his football behind the quartet again.
He told United’s official website: “From behind I just enjoy it. I’m enjoying just watching Bruno, Rashford, Martial and Mason, who all played the last game, and seeing them score goals.
“You just keep applauding, it’s beautiful… they make me enjoy football every time!
“As well though there is the defensive work that people don’t talk about – they do it. The pressing – they do it… that’s what you maybe don’t see that much.
“Football fans who know football see that and that’s the difference that we have and it’s great to see them at their best.
“I think it’s about the mentality – the attacking and defending that they do every time – that helps us, it helps the midfielders and the defenders and obviously the talent speaks for itself – the goals and the action and the football, everything.”
Pogba has endured a nightmare year, with an ankle injury ruling him out for the majority of the campaign.
He first picked up the injury at the end of September and a brief, two-game comeback over the festive period ended with him undergoing surgery and only recently making his return.
Speaking about being back in action, a delighted Pogba added: “Just being back training, touching the ball and doing what I love is amazing; I missed it so much.
“You realise when you’re out for a long time how much you really enjoy playing football and how much you love it. So obviously I’m really, really happy and so blessed to be back and be fully fit now, and I’m enjoying being back with the team.
“I feel great, I feel much, much better now. I’ve been training well and they [the club] have been looking after me very well. I’ve been doing some extra work and treatment on my ankle and the rest of my body.
“And my team-mates as well, they’ve helped me to come back and feel confident. It’s like I never left, the guys still trust in me and always believe in me and that’s helped me a lot as well.
“You can tell that the team is improving a lot. We play more as a team than we did before, we enjoy it even more, we defend together, we attack together, and this team is stronger as well.
“The players who are on the bench or who don’t play every time, when they come on they help the team so the mentality is good and is right. All this together has put us where we are today.”
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