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Solskjaer: Pogba Is Man United Captaincy Material

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Paul Pogba has the qualities to be captain of Manchester United, according to caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer, who has overseen a dramatic return to form for the World Cup winner. The France midfielder was told in September by then-manager Jose Mourinho that he would never captain the club again, days after an apparent disagreement over tactics. Mourinho denied at …

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Pogba Has “No Regrets” About Leaving Juve For Man United

Paul Pogba said Tuesday that he had “no regrets” about leaving Juventus for Manchester United three years ago. The French World Cup winner was the most expensive player in world football when he joined United for a second time in an £89 million deal. “Do I look sad? Obviously I’m happy to wear this shirt. I’m really happy to have …

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Pereira: Mourinho & Pogba Disagreed In Training Over Instagram Post

Manchester United midfielder, Andreas Pereira has confirmed that the training ground dispute between Paul Pogba and manager, Jose Mourinho was over an Instagram video.  Footage from Sky Sports emerged earlier this month of the pair exchanging words and frosty looks, just one day after the French international was stripped of the vice-captaincy. JUST IN! ? Frosty footage just in from …

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Pogba: I Don’t Need The Armband To Be A Leader

France and Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has said that his international teammates give him the freedom to express himself and be the team’s leader. Pogba has faced criticism for failing to repeat his impressive performances at the World Cup for United, who have slumped early in the season. The subject of Pogba’s reportedly fraught relationship with United boss Jose Mourinho …

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Mourinho Warns Pogba: “No Player Is Bigger Than The Club”

Jose Mourinho warned Paul Pogba that no player is bigger than Manchester United, but praised the Frenchman’s attitude in training. Tensions again escalated between the Portuguese coach and his star midfielder this week. Mourinho stripped Pogba of his role as vice-captain on Tuesday and a frosty exchange between the pair was caught on camera at training the next day after …

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Footage Of Frosty Exchange Between Mourinho & Pogba Emerges

The José Mourinho and Paul Pogba saga has taken another twist, with footage emerging of an apparent training ground bust-up between the pair.  JUST IN! ? Frosty footage just in from @ManUtd's training session between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho… ❄️ What has been said between the pair this morning? ? pic.twitter.com/nRiTEgDJlH — Sky Sports News (@SkySportsNews) September 26, 2018 The …

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Pogba Launches Scathing Critique Of Mourinho’s Negative Tactics

Paul Pogba launched a blistering critique of Manchester United’s defensive-minded tactics in Saturday’s draw with Wolverhampton Wanderers,  which is likely to infuriate manager Jose Mourinho. The 25-year-old French World Cup-winning midfielder said there were no excuses for not attacking in home games. The draw — played out in front of legendary former manager Alex Ferguson who made his first appearance …

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French Boss Deschamps Claims Pogba Not As Selfish As People Think

France manager Didier Deschamps believes the outside world has the wrong image of Paul Pogba, who played a key role in leading Les Bleus to winning the World Cup. At club level, the Manchester United midfielder hasn’t lived up to expectations since his then world record £89 million ($116 million) move from Juventus in 2016, although his performances have picked …

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Souness Continues Pogba Tirade: “He Treats Football Like A Joke”

Paul Pogba inspired Manchester United to a 3-0 away win against Young Boys in the Champions League, but it wasn’t enough to impress pundit Graham Souness. United’s performance was not as dominant as the 3-0 scoreline suggests, however, two goals and an assist from captain on the night Paul Pogba was enough to secure all three points. Pogba’s first was a …

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Suarez: Quality Pogba Welcome At Barca To Challenge For Trophies

Luis Suarez believes Paul Pogba should be challenging for more trophies than he is at Manchester United and would always be welcome at Barcelona.  Pogba has endured a turbulent two years since returning to Old Trafford for a then world-record fee of 105 million euros ($121.7) and his relationship with coach Jose Mourinho has become strained. The 25-year-old rediscovered his …

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“Too Many Kilos” – Pogba’s Brother Rejected by German Third-Tier Club

Mathias Pogba, the brother of France’s World Cup winner Paul Pogba, has been turned down by third division German minnows Uerdingen — because the Guinea international midfielder is too heavy. “He’s been and gone. Mathias couldn’t help the team, he is currently not in good physical shape,” Uerdingen coach Stefan Kraemer told German daily Bild. “Mathias has a good build …

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Analysing The Options Mourinho Has To Choose From In Pogba’s Absense

Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (2R) gives instructions to Manchester United's French midfielder Paul Pogba (L) during the English Premier League football match between Stoke City and Manchester United at the Bet365 Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on September 9, 2017. / AFP PHOTO / Geoff CADDICK / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE. No use with unauthorized audio, video, data, fixture lists, club/league logos or 'live' services. Online in-match use limited to 75 images, no video emulation. No use in betting, games or single club/league/player publications. / (Photo credit should read GEOFF CADDICK/AFP/Getty Images)

Paul Pogba limped off during Manchester United’s 3-0 midweek victory over Basel leaving Jose Mourinho with a decision to make.  The French midfielder arrived at the club for a world-record fee last season and has divided opinion since. Some admire his invention, technique and trickery. Others bemoan his frequent bouts of positional naivety and insistence on taking an excessive number …

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Manchester United Fans Ecstatic As Season Ends On High

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The end justifies the means. This season has certainly had its up and downs for Manchester United, but ultimately their goal was achieved. Jose Mourinho oversaw the Red Devils as they claimed the Charity Shield and League Cup titles. However, if they failed to qualify for next season’s Champions League, the season would be deemed a failure. As the season …

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Paul Pogba: “I Could Have Gone To Real Madrid Or Barcelona”

HULL, ENGLAND - AUGUST 27: Paul Pogba of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester United at KCOM Stadium on August 27, 2016 in Hull, England. (Photo by Mark Runnacles/Getty Images)

In an interview with SFR Sport in France, Paul Pogba has spoken about his former transfer options and the reasons that he opted to return to Manchester United.  The Manchester United midfielder admitted that he could have ventured to either Real Madrid or Barcelona, as they were both interested in signing the player before Mourinho snapped him up: “It is …

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