Paul Pogba and Zlatan Ibrahimovic have only been teammates for Manchester United for a couple of weeks, but the two superstar summer signings have already struck up an endearing bromance.
This has been particularly evident on social media - the two players have recorded a couple of videos together, while Pogba has nicknamed Zlatan ‘Thor’ - and we all saw their friendship blossom even further during a live TV interview on Sky Sports shortly after United’s 2-0 victory over Southampton.
Geoff Shreeves was interviewing the two United players after the match - and Zlatan couldn’t resist having a cheeky dig at Pogba for failing to pass the ball to him towards the end of the 90 minutes. (Scroll down this page to watch the video).
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Ibrahimovic was on a hat-trick after scoring a goal either side of half-time and could have scored his third of the night had Pogba opted to pick out his teammate; however, the Frenchman shot wide of the target.
Shreeves asked Pogba about the chance after the match, and Zlatan’s reaction was priceless.
Video: Zlatan and Pogba's funny TV interview
“It looked like it was all set up for you to score,” Shreeves said to Pogba, before Ibrahimovic interested with the words: “Pass the ball.”
“Yeah, that’s what he said, I have to see it again on the replay,” Pogba responded.
Zlatan, smiling, then said: “Next time, pass!”
Pogba laughed then said: “I’m happy for the team. If we win that’s the most important thing.”
Shreeves then turned to Zlatan and said: “I thought you said it didn’t matter who scored?”
The 34-year-old, giving Pogba a funny look, then added: “Yeah, but this time he should have passed.”
However, Pogba made amends by passing the Man of the Match award to his charismatic team-mates.
Video: Zlatan and Pogba - the full TV interview
These two will form a brilliant double-act, you suspect, as the season progresses.
Which player will enjoy the better season: Zlatan Ibrahimovic or Paul Pogba? Have your say by leaving a comment below.
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