Pogba targets Real Madrid scalp after 'invaluable' victory over Parma

The 20-year-old midfielder is in a bullish frame of mind ahead of the visit of los Blancos thanks to his winner in the Bianconeri's league win at the Tardini
Paul Pogba has quickly turned his attention to toppling Real Madrid after Juventus picked up what he felt was an "invaluable" victory over Parma on Saturday evening.

The France international scored the only goal of the game at the Tardini, pouncing on the rebound after Fabio Quagliarella's long-range effort had come back off the crossbar.

The win moved the Italian champions to within two points of Serie A leaders Roma, much to the relief of Pogba, who is glad that Juve can now approach their must-win Champions League clash with Madrid on Tuesday in a positive frame of mind.

"The win over Parma? Invaluable," the 20-year-old is quoted as saying by his club's official site. "This was a difficult and important game, but we have done what we wanted to do.

"Parma are going through a good moment in terms of form and it was not easy to beat them.

"I was thinking that Fabio's shot was going in, but I followed it anyway and I managed to score as a result.

"But now we're thinking about Real. We must win, because it's a vital game."

Juventus have just two points from their first three games in Champions League Group B and currently lie third behind Galatasaray and leaders Madrid.