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Paul Pogba must 'be consistent for years' to match Gerrard - Rafa Benitez

Paul Pogba must 'be consistent for years' to match Gerrard - Rafa Benitez
From ESPN - November 20, 2017

Paul Pogba must be more consistent with his performances before he can be compared to Steven Gerrard, according to Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez.

Pogba returned to the United team from injury in style on Saturday as he scored one and created another to inspire his side to a 4-1 victory over Benitez's Newcastle at Old Trafford.

Benitez managed Gerrard during his time at Liverpool and says Pogba must perform at the top level for a number of years before being likened to the former England international.

"No, they are different," he is quoted as saying by Sky Sports when asked if the two can be compared. "Stevie was a top-class player for so many years.

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