Lampard, now the head coach at Stamford Bridge, is the fifth-highest Premier League player of all time and is the only midfielder in the top 10. And Rooney describes how difficult it was to deal with players who went beyond the midline of the ball, as Lampard did.
Paul Pogba should emulate Frank Lampard
Wayne Rooney believes Manchester United star Paul Pogba could be unbelievable if he emulates Frank Lampard, a former Chelsea midfielder. Lampard, now the head coach at Stamford Bridge. He Is the fifth-highest Premier League player of all time and is the only midfielder in the top 10. And Rooney describes how difficult it was to deal with players who went beyond the midline of the ball, as Lampard did. “A nightmare is the type of Frank Lampard. A midfielder who passes by you,” Rooney told reporters. “With Frank, when the ball got wide, you knew that he would be off. And he was one of those who would tell Fergie:” This player is not a one-person job – you have to pass them on.”
Pogba could be incredible
“He would say that about some you can’t imagine: Stephen Ireland was one, Jermaine Jenas was different. Just because they were ready to run outside your midfield and with these players. There will be cross-movement from when your central midfielder has a deal with him until your center-back is in. One miss of team concentration at that moment and the best – like Lampard – punish you. “And Rooney is convinced that Pogba. Who shared his opinion after his record move from Juventus to United. He can thrive if he models his game on Lampard and raises his performance in the final third from open play.
The Frenchman scored 31 goals and registered another 31 assists in 151 games in all competitions for United. But he certainly has the opportunity to improve these numbers further. Therefore, I would like to see Paul Pogba play deeper and attacking the box when the ball went wide,” continued Rooney”. He scored more goals, and with his right feet and athleticism. He would be an absolute nightmare. I would use it in that role – it’s one where. If he developed in it, he could be incredible”. Pogba was strongly associated with leaving United over the past year. And has made just eight appearances in all competitions for the Red Devils this season due to injury.