Conte praises ‘fantastic’ Pogba

Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has described Paul Pogba as a ‘fantastic player’ following the criticism surrounding the midfielder.

Pogba has been left out of three of the last five starting lineups by Jose Mourinho, with United incidentally losing the two games in which he has started.

Rumours have suggested that the midfielders future at Old Trafford could be in doubt, however, speaking ahead of this weekends clash against United, Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has described Paul Pogba a fantastic player, adding that he expects him to play in Sundays top four clash.

“We are talking about a fantastic player. My expectation is to see him on the pitch,” Conte said.

“Every coach has to find the right way to manage him. Pogba is showing at United he is a top player.”

Conte of course has experience of working with the Frenchman, having managed him during their respective time at Juventus where Pogba flourished.

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