- Pogba weighed in on the situation inside the France dressing room
Paul Pogba has played down reports of a rift between France team-mates Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe ahead of Euro 2020, EKO HOT BLOG gathered.
After France’s 3-0 win over Bulgaria in a friendly before the commencement of Euro 2020, Giroud had complained of a lack of service from his wingers and midfielders.
Report suggests that Mbappe felt Giroud’s comments were directed at him, fuelling rumors of unrest in the France squad ahead of Euro 2020.
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When asked to weigh in on the situation inside the France dressing room, Pogba said that Giroud’s ‘comments have been taken out of context’.
“No. The only tension here is muscular, legs and joints! Honestly, I’m inside [the camp] and there’s a good atmosphere. If you’re referring to Giroud and Mbappe then there’s nothing, but I’m not a police officer.
“The comments have been taken out of context. Mbappe is a generous player who plays for the team, but sometimes I tell him to help the midfield a little more. I don’t feel the tension that is spoken about on the outside,” Pogba said in a press conference.
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