Manchester United defender Patrice Evra believes the departure of Paul Pogba to Juventus was a massive blow for the club.

The 20-year old French midfielder departed Old Trafford in July 2012 after turning down a new contract and Evra admits it was a huge loss for the Red Devils.

"His [Pogba's] talent on the pitch, his aggression, his presence, is very rare," said Evra in an interview with TF1.

"He very quickly earned the respect of players like Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes.

"It's true that have you have to win over the manager too, but to have won the dressing room like he did [was impressive].

"It was truly a huge loss when he left the club."

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