Chelsea legend Claude Makelele has slammed Paul Pogba for the Frenchman’s extravagant goal celebrations.
The Manchester United midfielder has shone since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s arrival as caretaker manager at the club, scoring four times in three games, but former France international Makelele has criticised the player for what he believes are ‘disrespectful’ celebrations.
“One example is Thierry Henry. When he scored a goal before, everybody was like, ‘F*****g hell, many goals, he’s never happy.’ Makelele told Astro SuperSport.
“One day I tell Thierry, ‘Why?’. He said, ‘It’s the way I celebrate my goal. I know people don’t like this, but I’m like this. I can’t change this.’
“Pogba, he’s like this, he can’t change this. We accept this – it’s Pogba.
“For me, it means sometimes you don’t respect your opponent, you know?
“It’s frustrating. I’m fronting Pogba. I want to tell him, ‘Listen, do this in the dressing room, not now. It’s frustrating. You win 4-0, you’re dancing in front of me.”