Paul Pogba branded 'big problem' for Max Allegri and Juventus told they should NOT have a player like him on their payroll
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Former Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been labelled a “big problem” for Juventus and slammed for his treatment towards his teammates with his off-pitch antics.
Pogba made his sensational return to Juventus last summer after leaving United on a free transfer, with the Frenchman inking a deal with the Italian club until 2026.
However, the 29-year-old Juventus star has not made a single appearance for the Old Lady this season due to a knee injury he picked up in pre-season.
The France international missed his country’s World Cup campaign in Qatar due to the injury and left Max Allegri without his crucial influence in the Juventus midfield.
Pogba’s future in Turin has been plunged into serious doubt in recent weeks amid reports that Juventus are weighing up a potential sale of the midfielder.
The former United man has also ruffled feathers after he was pictured skiing last December, despite being sidelined for Juventus.
Now, Juventus legend Marco Tardelli has pulled no punches towards Pogba and raised his concerns about his lack of playing time since last April with United.
The former Italy international also suggested that a player like Pogba should not be on Juventus’ payroll and urged Allegri to axe him in the summer.
Speaking to 90º minute on RAI TV, Tardelli said: “Pogba hasn't played since April 2022, when he was still in Manchester.
“It’s now a problem for Juve, we don’t know when he’ll return and we don’t know what he wants to do.
“Pogba goes skiing while his teammates are struggling with big problems of Juve, one does not operate when the club wants but he decides the timing because he is afraid of losing the World Cup.
“Today, Pogba is a big problem that the Bianconeri must solve, this situation also demonstrates that Juve do not have clear enough ideas.
“Allegri has to take over for me, it’s not possible to have a player like that on the payroll. His behaviour towards his teammates isn’t fair either, it annoys me.”