Juventus Midfielder Matuidi Reveals What Pogba Told Him During International Duty With France

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The UEFA Champions League is returning for the world to enjoy from next week onwards, and it will feature a few matches that will be categorized as nothing less than mouth-watering.

One of the fixtures that stand out is Juventus taking on Manchester United twice in the group stages.

Not only will this mark the return of Cristiano Ronaldo to Old Trafford to face a club that is still in his heart, but also Paul Pogba heading back to Turin, a city that made him the player that he is today.

The latter has been busy with the French side for the past week or so, as he was a part of the team that beat Netherlands in the UEFA Nations League.


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A player that was with him in the same, and also won the World Cup with Les Bleus, is Blaise Matuidi. The Juventus midfielder is good friends with the Manchester United man, and they got to chatting about the tasty fixtures that the world awaits.

As reported by Manchester Evening News, Matuidi discussed the group with his teammate Pogba, and also said: “Manchester? We joked about it with Paul, we’ve arranged to meet on the pitch.”

Matuidi also added that their group is hard, and further explained: “Not just because of Manchester United but also Valencia. They’ll be good matches though.”