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Paul Pogba: Life at Manchester United 'a holiday' compared to Juventus

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Juventus star midfielder Paul Pogba has characterized his time at Manchester United as "like being on holiday" compared to the hard work required at the four-time defending Serie A champions.

Pogba has become one of world football's hottest properties since joining Juventus for free from Manchester United in the summer of 2012. The French international has won three consecutive Serie A titles with the Old Lady and reached the final of the Champions League last season.

The 22-year-old has a contract with Juventus that won't expire until 2019, but he will be the subject of transfer speculation in the next summer window, with Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Manchester City, Chelsea and United all reportedly having interest in signing the Juve No. 10. 

Speaking to La Stampa, the 22-year-old compared life at his current club with his spell at Old Trafford, where he made just seven senior appearances in three seasons at the club.

Pogba spent three years at Manchester United before moving to Juventus.

"People need to know that nothing at Juve is easy," Pogba said.

"There is a different culture of work compared to elsewhere. I was at Manchester -- it seemed like being on holiday.

"Here we work so much. All these titles, we did not steal them. It was by working right to the end."


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