The return of Paul Pogba to the France team is talking. The question of its overall state of form impacts for the time being its status as an essential executive.
After 315 days without playing in an official match, Paul Pogba made his comeback to competition on Tuesday evening when Juventus won against Torino (4-2). If he finally wore the jersey of the Old lady since his arrival last summer, the French midfielder will still have a long way to go to regain his best level. And on the subject, the question is debated, especially when the return of “la Pioche” to the France team is mentioned.
On the chain shelf The Team, Olivier Rodriguez expressed his doubts. A physical trainer by trade, the consultant is not yet optimistic when it comes to talking about an “essential” role for Pogba with the Blues. A certainty at least with regard to the next gathering of tricolor troops. ” If he returns to his physical level… After eleven months of absence, for in fifteen days it is not possible. »
“He will return to his best level”
And to develop its argument in a more general way. ” Paul Pogba is not essential for a simple and good reason of timing. The next meeting is in three weeks, the list is in two weeks and it seems a bit short for him to find the rhythm. However, Olivier Rodriguez is more confident in the long term. ” I am sure that in the long term, when he returns to his best level, he will be essential to the Blues because the midfield is not the most provided sector. »
Also present on the set, Nabil Djellit was a little tougher. ” ‘(Unavoidable) Yes and no. I do not question the qualities of the player, but we still reached the final of the World Cup without him. “Didier Deschamps should nevertheless quickly call on the services of the French midfielder.