Paul Pogba’s blockbuster return to Manchester United over the course of the summer was compared by many of the punters in the Transfer Tavern to the proverbial prodigal son story.
Having spent some time at Old Trafford as a youngster, the Frenchman was brought back to the Theatre of Dreams for a world-record fee over the course of the summer.
Amid the circus nature of his protracted move, it doesn’t seem like everyone is left in as much awe as much as the onlooking public.
Jesse Lingard taking the p*ss out of Paul Pogba today (via @JesseLingard on instagram)
— Freebets.co.uk (@freebetscouk) 26 September 2016
Funnily enough, teammate Jesse Lingard poked fun at the 23-year-old during his Snapchat story, joking at the importance of his monumental fee.
The winger, who played with Pogba in the Red Devils’ youth team, even mocked the midfielder’s dabbing, something the pair FINALLY managed to do together following his first goal against Leicester City.
Oh, the canteen banter.
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