Richard Hinman Date: 19th May 2016 at 8:38pm
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Pogba JuventusAhead of Saturday evening’s Coppa Italia final at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba believes his side have to perform well if they are to beat AC Milan.

Juventus have the chance to make history in Rome as they look to became the first Italian side to win the domestic double in consecutive years but Pogba has urged his teammates to stay humble.

“We must not go into the match thinking we are the favourites,” Pogba told reporters ahead of the final. “We have to be humble because the strongest team doesn’t always win. We will only win if we remain strong mentally.

“It is a final, AC Milan will not be in Rome to make up the numbers, but we want to make even more history by winning the double. We can still get even better that is for sure, as I want to play in the Champions League and win it.

“After the farewells of [Andrea] Pirlo and [Arturo] Vidal last summer I felt more empowered than before and I grew a lot. I have registered my personal best when it comes to goals and assists in a single season.

“But I can be even more decisive, and do more when it comes to being a leader.”