Pogba & Evra's message to Juventus: We reached the Euro 2016 final to get out of pre-season!

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The duo helped France see off Germany and are pleased to delay their return to Juventus for another week as they prepare to take on Portugal in this Sunday's showpiece


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Footballers across Europe may be dreading pre-season but for Paul Pogba and Patrice Evra, reaching the Euro 2016 final has been a godsend in more ways than one.

The Juventus duo will have been granted an extended holiday following their exploits in France, but seeing off Germany in Thursday’s semi-final now has now added a few more days on to their return date.

And in their post-match interview, Pogba and Evra couldn’t hide their delight at delaying their return to Juventus.

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"We have the pressure to return soon to Vinovo to run [in pre-season],” said Evra.

“It was important to win today to have another week. This is a little message to Mr. Allegri and our coaches. Another week. We played with this motivation!”

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