That is the view of former Chelsea player and Ballon d’Or winner Ruud Gullit.
The Dutchman failed to live up to expectations at Old Trafford during him time with the Red Devils and he came in for some criticism for his extravagant lifestyle away from the pitch, including driving around Manchester in his £250,000 Rolls Royce.
And Gullit hopes Paul Pogba doesn’t get carried away with the fame of being the world’s most expensive player.
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Paul Pogba became the most expensive player in the world when he joined from Juventus for £89m
Paul Pogba is going through the same thing at United as Memphis Depay
The Frenchman has recently launched his own adidas clothing range and is the only Premier League footballer with his own official Twitter emoji.
“Paul Pogba is going through the same thing at United as Memphis Depay,” Gullit told the Mirror.
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“He may be the most expensive player in the world, but that does not count if he is spending more time on his dress style, the colours in his hair and his social media.
“Paul should ask Memphis – and he will realise that being successful and reaching top level in England is only possible if you perform every week and if you dedicate everything to your career.
Ruud Gullit has urged Paul Pogba to focus on playing football
Memphis Depay completed his move to Lyon earlier this week
“Memphis was heavily criticised because he found it more important to pimp his image than improve his football. He should have known that stuff on the pitch goes before anything.
“Pogba will also get the wrath of the fans. People will start to moan and have a go at him.
“Even for the biggest football stars in the world there is a big rule: Playing well for your club comes first, don’t let all the other stuff catch the limelight. That is my advice.”
Pogba and United couldn’t manage a win against Stoke yesterday as they drew 1-1 with the Potters courtesy of a late Wayne Rooney free-kick.