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Pogba can and can't do everything, says Deschamps

AFP  |  Decines-Charpieu (France) 

Deschamps sprang to the defence of star ahead of today's final warm-up against the

Speaking to Football, had said he feels unfairly judged after he was jeered by French fans during the 3-1 victory over a week ago.

Deschamps insisted the has a lot to offer, though. "People talk a lot about Paul. He's a midfielder, he's not a number 10, nor a forward," said Deschamps today.

"He has the ability to score goals and create them, which he does often. He's a complete midfielder: he can do everything but he can't do everything. There's a nuance there.

"Paul has huge potential."

And Deschamps said had acknowledged that his performance against wasn't up to the standard required.

"He's aware of that, I've spoken with him: it certainly wasn't his best match," added the

"There were some bad things, some good things; like all the players, he's part of the collective, where the team needs him, but he has some liberty.

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First Published: Sat, June 09 2018. 09:55 IST