Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba joked about Cristiano Ronaldo’s ability, saying the Juventus star ‘scores as easily as he drinks water’.
Ronaldo, 33, has made a fine start to his Juve career, netting seven goals in 13 games in all competitions, although he is waiting for his first for the Serie A giants in the Champions League.
Speaking ahead of United’s clash again Juve in Turin on Wednesday, Pogba said Ronaldo made scoring look easy.
‘I thought it was a really good thing for Juventus [to sign Ronaldo]. Obviously it’s always good to have players like Cristiano in your team,’ he said.
‘Playing alongside great players like Ronaldo, like [Lionel] Messi and like Neymar is always a pleasure. Today he is with Juventus.
‘I think he is very happy to be here and I think it’s a great thing for Juventus to have a player who scores as easily as he drinks water.’
Pogba and Ronaldo are facing their former clubs, with Juve able to book progression from Group H by avoiding defeat.
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