'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'

'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'

'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'

He was booed off the pitch by his nation's fans during France's 3-1 win over the Italy in a friendly game earlier this month.

That being said, a poll held by France Football has revealed that 73% of France supporters do not want the Manchester United midfielder to feature in the starting eleven at the World Cup.

France, who find themselves in Group C with Australia, Peru and Denmark, kick-off their title hopes against Australia on Saturday, 16 June.

The Frenchman started his campaign in fine form but an injury ultimately cost him his momentum and when he returned he struggled to put in top performances.

The beauty of N'Golo Kante is that he can effectively perform the role of two defensive midfielders, meaning a more creative option can be selected alongside him in a two-man double pivot.

'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'
'Confident' United ace 'will shine at the World Cup'

"People have to remember he is only a holding midfield player and he has orders from the manager and to me a holding midfield player is there to protect the team and to defend first".

Whilst it's important to have speedy wingers with a goal threat and a target man to aid in the quick transition from defence to attack, it's worthless without a central midfielder boasting an impressive range of passing, able to pick them out with long passes. I wish we could have Pogba like this every game.

France is considered to be one of the favourites to clinch World Cup silverware, with the likes of Pogba, Ousmane Dembele, Kylian Mbappe, and Antoine Griezmann at their disposal.

"We know we have very talented individual players but we know as well that, for the moment, we don't have a team".

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