Paul Pogba insisted on Sunday that he has no problems with Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho despite a difficult season which has seen the French star dropped on several occasions.
Pogba, who has even been linked with a summer move away from Old Trafford, said that he always accepts Mourinho’s decisions and that the best response he can make to being snubbed is to improve on the pitch.
“I have no problem with Mourinho,” Pogba told Canal+ on Sunday.
“I also believe that he has no problem with me. He is the coach, he makes the decisions. Me, I am a player, I accept it and I have to respond on the pitch, that’s all.”
Midfield star Pogba revealed that Mourinho never explains why he is getting dropped or substituted in a match.
“No, it all depends on the coach. There are some who like to talk to the players. Mourinho, when he makes a choice, you have to accept it.”
Pogba has been in and out of the United team as Mourinho sought to chase down rivals Manchester City, who ran away with the Premier League title.
Eyebrows were raised when he started both legs of the Champions League last-16 tie against Sevilla on the bench, and could not prevent United from being eliminated when he did come on.
He was then widely criticised for a lacklustre display in a 1-0 home loss to West Bromwich Albion which handed the title to City, the latest in a long line of disappointing efforts from the former Juventus star since his move to United two years ago.
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