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R​ennes whizkid Camavinga inspired by Man Utd star Pogba

France national team midfielder Eduardo Camavinga admits he is inspired by Paul Pogba.

The Manchester United man is not with France during these internationals as he tested positive for COVID-19.

But he has a huge influence not only on his teammates, but the younger generation of French players coming through.

And Camavinga admits he looks up to Pogba.

"I'm inspired by Paul Pogba," 17-year-old Camavinga said on international duty.

"He's a very good player with great qualities. He proved it in the French team, just look what he did: world champion. But I don't really like comparisons."

"It's a childhood dream, even though I'm still a child," Camavinga added about his rise to the senior French team.

"It would be fabulous for me, for my family [to start against Sweden or Croatia]. It was important to them that I represent my country, it was important for me too. It's something I've wanted since I was a kid.

"I had a very good reception [from my France team-mates]. The meeting with the players was very good. Everyone has been cool with me and I hope it will continue."

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