Paul Pogba has reportedly enjoyed being away with France on international duty with Manchester United hoping to benefit.

Pogba has started all four of United’s Premier League games this season though has looked sluggish at times and was criticised following the 6-1 humiliation at the hands of Tottenham.

That was the most recent match for the Red Devils with Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side back in action this weekend against Newcastle.

We remain in the midst of the international break with Pogba having impressed for World Cup winners France in their two matches so far.

He has played 120 minutes across a win over Ukraine and draw with Portugal and is expected to start against Croatia tonight.

Man Utd star Paul Pogba has impressed while on international duty with France
Man Utd star Paul Pogba has impressed while on international duty with France

And ESPN claim Pogba is back to being happy, and that is when he gives his best performances for the Red Devils.

It’s reported that Pogba loves United and enjoys his life in Manchester, despite suggestions that he could leave as early as January.

Those claims were enhanced when the midfielder again spoke about his admirations for Real Madrid and Los Blancos boss Zinedine Zidane.

Paul Pogba had struggled in the early stages of the season for Man Utd
Paul Pogba had struggled in the early stages of the season for Man Utd

Pogba said last week: "Zidane? We all heard, some things have been said. What do you want me to say?

“Yes, all the players would like to play for Real Madrid one day. It could be a dream. It is a dream for me. Why not? One day.

"Like I have said. I am at Manchester United and I love my club. I am performing at United, I am enjoying it and I want to do everything I can to bring this club back where it belongs. I will give my best like all my teammates."

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Though ESPN claim these comments are actually a good thing for United, as it shows Pogba is happy.

And in more positive signs for Solskjaer, France boss Didier Deschamps added: "I got a good Paul back. He is not always here to score or give assists. He has a big activity, and technically he was good, too."