Ighalo defends ‘troubled’ teammate Paul Pogba, says “He’s Our Best Player”

Paul Pogba’s  return to Manchester United doesn’t seem quite like the fairytale it was supposed to be as the Frenchman has come under constant scrutiny and scathing attacks from the media, Ex Manchester United players and fans for his commitment, but teammate Odion Ighalo believes some of the criticism have been unfair.

Pogba returned to Old Trafford after five years and inspired the team to their first major silverware, post-Sir Alex Ferguson, winning the Europa League in his first season back.

However, the Midfielder’s form has been a constant wave of Crests and Troughs; his commitment to the club has also been questioned.

But in the World Cup winner’s defence, Ighalo insists that Pogba is the team’s best player and criticisms of his teammate have been unfair.

“Paul Pogba is, if not the best, one of our best players in the team, on his good day,” said Ighalo in a chat with Brila.net.