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Is there a rift between Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho?
The midfielder, who won the World Cup with France in the summer, was a surprise starter against Leicester City in Manchester United's Premier League opener, opening the scoring for his side in a 2-1 win.
Rumours of a move to Barcelona and Juventus have surfaced in recent weeks, however, and Goalunderstands the Red Devils are unwilling to let the 25-year-old leave this summer .There have also been persistent murmurings of a broken relationship with Mourinho, with Pogba having failed to hit top form in a 2017-18 season that saw United finish 19 points behind Manchester City in the table.
Indeed, Pogba stepped up and played a starring role to help France win the World Cup, scoring in the final victory over Croatia.
And he demonstrated just how important he is to United on Friday night, scoring from the spot to put Mourinho's men in front early on and generally controlling play in the middle of the park throughout .
Praising his "monster" performance after the game having handed the armband to Pogba, Mourinho told reporters: "[It] was not hard [to pick Pogba from the start].
"The decision belonged to him, because Andreas Pereira comes from Valencia bench as a winger to play number six; Fred had 10 days training, Ukrainian league, comes direct to Old Trafford; Ander Herrera injured.
Source : goal.com