Paul Pogba has finally has acquired a brand new Mercedes GLS 4×4 worth £120,000. The car is Pogba’s first since his £89million return to Manchester United.
The 23-year old had been jokingly dubbed ‘Lady Penelope Pogba’ by fans after a chauffeur drove him to training virtually every day. But now the Frenchman can has finally get back to the driver seat following the acquisition of his new machine.
The black motor has a 7-speed gearbox does 0-60mph in 4.5 seconds and has a maximum speed of 168 mph.
Pogba on Thursday, November 17, showed off his new motor for the first time as he left United’s training complex at Carrington and signed autographs for fans.
One onlooker said: “Pogba looked as pleased as punch with his new car – but it’s not before time that he’s driving again.
“He was spending so much time in the passenger seat, some of the fans were calling him ‘Lady Penelope Pogba’ or ‘Posh Pogba’.
“Even his chauffeur looked a bit like Parker out of Thunderbirds so it became a bit of a standing joke.
Pogba’s been at United for three months now so it’s about time he got into the driving seat himself – like all his team-mates.”
Pogba became the world’s most expensive footballer when he arrived at United from Juventus in an £89m deal.