Paul Pogba recently spoke to Romelu Lukaku ahead of the latter’s move to Manchester United – in an interview which ended with the midfielder pushing an ESPN reporter into a swimming pool!
Pogba and Lukaku’s bromance is set to become much stronger with the striker closing in on a £75million move to Old Trafford.
And the Everton forward admits Pogba is one of the key reasons he is joining United ahead of Chelsea.
“I’ve been talking to [Pogba] for about seven or eight years and now he’s living in Manchester,” he told ESPN.
“I live in Manchester. He lives like down the road from where I live, so we’re together on a daily basis.
“He was explaining to me how it went at the club, and it triggered something in my head. When the opportunity came, I didn’t have to think twice. I’m really excited.”
But the interview took a different turn when the duo took on an ESPN reporter at rock, paper, scissors…
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You really have to see this to believe it.
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