Ferdinand tells Pogba: Join Man Utd and become best in world

Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand is eager to see Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba return to Old Trafford.

Pogba is on the verge of a blockbuster £100m transfer from Juventus – and Ferdinand believes he is worth every penny.

Ferdinand said: “When he left I asked him why and he said: ‘I want to be the best player in the world.’ He’s on the right track. He’s not there yet.

“Is he worth £100m? I think potentially. The kid at the moment in a Juventus shirt produces magic moments, moments of high class, game-changing moments.

“For £100m, you want someone who’s going to develop into someone who can dictate a game, can win games on his own, can drag his team over the line.

“Can he develop into that player? Yes, I think he’s got the potential to do that.

“People were saying when I went there: ‘Oh it’s too much’ but then we won and people look back and think: ‘You know what, it wasn’t that expensive’ when you can say you’ve won six Premier Leagues in 12 years.

“If he goes there and in 10 years wins five titles and sells £100m-worth of shirts, you’ll say: ‘Well done, good business’.”

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