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Rooney – can you imagine Pogba playing like Lampard

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Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney could not imagine anything any better than seeing Paul Pogba playing like Frank Lampard.

If we’re honest Paul Pogba has been somewhat of an enigma during his return to Old Trafford. The Manchester United midfielder has struggled to discover his best form.

Many have criticized his efforts and attitude, while others feel that United have simply failed to find a position that suits his style fo play best.

United’s all-time record goals scorer Wayne Rooney insists if the French World Cup winner was to learn from Chelsea legend Frank Lampard he could really fulfill his potential.

Speaking to the Sunday Times, he relishes the idea.

He said:

“The Frank Lampard type, the midfielder who runs past you.”

“With Frank, when the ball went wide you knew he would be off, sprinting into the box.”

“He was one of those about who Fergie would say: ‘This player is not a one-man job – you have to pass them on’.”

“That’s why I would love to see Paul Pogba playing deeper and attacking the box the moment the ball went wide.”

“He would score more goals and with his good feet, his athleticism, he would be an absolute nightmare.”

“I would use him in that role – it’s one where, if he developed in it, he could be incredible.”

The biggest problem facing United right now when it comes to Paul Pogba is not where he will play, but if he will play. He is said to be a priority signing for more than one of Europe’s elite clubs.