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Man Utd great Scholes: Fernandes has been good for Pogba

Manchester United great Paul Scholes admits he's been impressed by the recent form of Paul Pogba.

Speaking to ESPN, Scholes believes Bruno Fernandes has only helped bring the best out of his French team-mate.

"At times, Paul seemed to play with the expectation that he had to win a game by himself and do everything, but Bruno [Fernandes] has come in and become a match-winner and creator," Scholes said.

"All of the stats show how important Bruno has been to the team, but his presence has brought the best out of Pogba.

"Ever since his agent said he wanted to leave United last month, he [Pogba] has really performed.

"He has got his head down, cut out all of the flashy stuff and now looks like the Pogba that plays for France - the one that won the World Cup - in that he keeps it simple and performs consistently.

"I hope it continues because if it does, he can be a player that really makes a difference between now and the end of the season.

"He has all the ability in the world - he proved that in a good team at Juventus and with France - so it is up to him now.

"Ole will wonder at times if he can trust Pogba, but his recent performances have been nothing but positive."

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