The Juventus coach believes that the young Frenchman has the potential to develop into a truly special player, observing that his current form makes him undroppable
The Bianconeri have the likes of Arturo Vidal, Andrea Pirlo and Claudio Marchisio on their books but their coach observed that the talents of the young Frenchman are such that he is struggling to leave him out of the side.
"I changed the 4-4-2 originally because Arturo Vidal was so good he couldn't be dropped. I am in a similar situation now with Paul Pogba," Conte told a press conference.
"Pogba's got excellent potential and could well go on to become one of the best players in the world."
Whilst he was effusive in his praise for his current charges, the Italian did not allow himself to be drawn into commenting on any potential transfer targets, preferring instead to focus on the Scudetto.
"We'll sit down and talk about the transfer market when the time's right," he insisted. "Now we're fully focused on the championship."
Conte also admitted that he is often unhappy with his side even when they win, citing a desire for an impressive performance as well as a good result for the reason.
“It is true, I sometimes get angry even during a victory. If there are constructive and convincing victories, then I’m happy," the coach continued. "At times a win arrives with luck or other people’s mistakes, so those results leave you with three points but also regret and anger.
"If a coach were to be happy in these situations, then it would be bad for the team, because it'd be like preparing them for other defeats."