Chelsea legend calls Manchester United player a lazy cheat

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Former Chelsea centre-back Marcel Desailly has referred to Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba as a lazy cheat.

Desailly believes Pogba can be the best on his day, but the Frenchman doesn’t put in the required work in the middle of the park.

Desailly told beIN SPORTS: “Quality-wise, you cannot compare Paul Pogba to Fred or [Scott] McTominay or [Nemanja] Matic.

“But he’s lazy, if you allow him to be some kind of playmaker behind Ronaldo he will take advantage of it.

“When he goes well, then he’s fantastic. When he doesn’t go well, offensively he hasn’t gone to what everyone was expecting, and at the same time he will cheat a little bit and not drop back.

“He cheats a little bit and doesn’t help with the midfield defensively.”