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Pogba rubbishes alleged feud between Chelsea veteran Giroud & PSG star Mbappe

Paul Pogba has played down reported tension between France team-mates Olivier Giroud and Kylian Mbappe.

Chelsea veteran Giroud was filthy with Mbappe for not passing him the ball during the friendly win over Bulgaria.

Giroud told L'Equipe du Soir: "I was a little quiet because, sometimes, I make runs and the balls aren't forthcoming. I am not saying that I always make the best runs but I am seeking to offer solutions in the box."

Reports in France claimed PSG star Mbappe felt 'attacked' by Giroud's statement, causing tension in the Les Bleus.

But Manchester United star Pogba has moved to rubbish those claims.

Asked whether there has been any tension between Giroud and Mbappe, Pogba joked: "No, the only tension is on the back and legs!

"There is always a great atmosphere with everyone. Between Olivier and Kylian, there is nothing. Or at least there has been nothing in front of me.

"Maybe what was said was conveyed incorrectly."

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