• Ronaldo scores as easily as he drinks water – Pogba

    Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba joked about Cristiano Ronaldo’s ability, saying the Juventus star ‘scores as easily as he drinks water’.

    Ronaldo, 33, has made a fine start to his Juve career, netting seven goals in 13 games in all competitions, although he is waiting for his first for the Serie A giants in the Champions League.

    Speaking ahead of United’s clash again Juve in Turin on Wednesday, Pogba said Ronaldo made scoring look easy.

    ‘I thought it was a really good thing for Juventus [to sign Ronaldo]. Obviously it’s always good to have players like Cristiano in your team,’ he said.

    ‘Playing alongside great players like Ronaldo, like [Lionel] Messi and like Neymar is always a pleasure. Today he is with Juventus.

    ‘I think he is very happy to be here and I think it’s a great thing for Juventus to have a player who scores as easily as he drinks water.’

    Pogba and Ronaldo are facing their former clubs, with Juve able to book progression from Group H by avoiding defeat.

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