Paul Pogba breaks silence about Man United boss Jose Mourinho

Paul Pogba insists that he fully respects Jose Mourinho's decisions and has no problems with the Man United boss

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff
Paul Pogba
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba Photo: The Sport Review

Paul Pogba has insisted that he fully respects Jose Mourinho’s decisions and has no problem with the Manchester United manager.

The French midfielder has found himself in the spot-light in recent weeks after failing to hold down a regular spot in the first team due to form and fitness issues.

Pogba was benched for the recent FA Cup win over Brighton and Hove Albion but he returned to the starting line-up to play the full 90 minutes against Swansea City at Old Trafford on Saturday.

The midfielder helped the Red Devils notch up a 2-0 win over the Swans to keep their place in second spot in the Premier League table.

His lack of playing time has inevitably sparked speculation about his future at Old Trafford beyond the summer transfer window.

However, the player himself has now broken his silence about his situation by insisting that everything is OK between him and Mourinho.

Speaking to French outlet Telefoot, midfielder Pogba said: “It’s true [being benched] has never happened to me, but it can strengthen me.

“You have to go through these periods to make you stronger.

“There is no problem with Mourinho. It’s not me who picks the team. Ask the coach if you want to know why I play less. I respect his choices.”

Next on Manchester United’s agenda will be to try and delay Manchester City’s Premier League title celebrations.

The Citizens can win the Premier League title if they beat Mourinho’s men in the crunch derby clash at The Etihad next weekend.

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