Breaking: Paul Pogba named UEFA Europa player of the season 2016/2017

Breaking: Paul Pogba named UEFA Europa player of the season 2016/2017

- Paul Pogba has been named Europa footballer of the year

- The Frenchman was highly influential in Manchester united triumph in the Europa league

- Manchester United were drawn into Group A alongside Benfica, Basel and CSKA Moscow

Former world most expensive footballer Paul Pogba has been named Europa footballer of the season 2016/2017.

The Frenchman was highly influential in Manchester united triumph in the Europa league featuring in all 15 games and scoring three goals.

Breaking: Paul Pogba named UEFA EUROPA player of the season 2016/2017

Paul Pogba. Photo: @ManUtd on Twitter

United finished second in their group behind Fenerbahce, but went on to beat St-Etienne, Rostov, Anderlecht and Celta Vigo, before beating Ajax 2-0 in the final.

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United finished sixth in the league, meaning Europa League victory allowed the Red Devils a route into the Champions League.

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On Thursday August 24, 2017 , United found out their Champions League group fate.

Mourinho's men were drawn into Group A alongside Benfica, Basel and CSKA Moscow.

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