Juventus signing Pogba: I'll bet BETTER than Vieira

Juventus signing Paul Pogba has declared he can be 'better than Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira'.

Juventus signing Paul Pogba has declared he can be 'better than Arsenal legend Patrick Vieira'.

Pogba controversially was lured away from Manchester United this summer and formally signed for Juve on Friday.

“I’m so happy to have seen the Juventus Museum and be able to fully appreciate the club’s history,” he told the Bianconeri website.

“I’ve noticed there are many champions who have played for this team and I hope that I’ll be able to form part of this group of champions to share its history in the future.

“I’m happy to be here, it’s a real honour. Among the former players I was particularly inspired to see Michel Platini, Pavel Nedved and Roberto Baggio. From the current crop I’d say Andrea Pirlo, Gigi Buffon, Claudio Marchisio and also Giorgio Chiellini.

“They’re all quality players and I’ve got a great desire to play alongside them. I hope it all goes well and I’m able to forge a good understanding with everyone.”

Pogba was asked to describe his own characteristics and looked to a former Juventus player.

“I’ve been compared to Vieira and it’s a compliment as far as I’m concerned. I hope to maybe become even stronger than he was, taking some of his best qualities, but also offering something different as Pogba and not Vieira.

“I’m really happy to be here and proud to wear the black and white colours.”

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