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Two Reasons Why Mourinho Is Annoyed With Pogba Revealed?

Two Reasons Why Manchester United's Jose Mourinho Is Annoyed With Paul Pogba Revealed?

By David Kappel - Feb 19, 2018 03:38 PM @kappilinho

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho and club record signing Paul Pogba have reportedly fallen out. Could these be the reasons why the duo is at loggerheads?

Read: Reports: Man Utd Stars Held Meeting With Mourinho Over Pogba

The Frenchman did not feature in United's 2-0 FA Cup win over Huddersfield Town due to illness, and last completed a full 90 minutes against Burnley on 20 January.

He was substituted off early in the Red Devils' defeats to Tottenham Hotspur and Newcastle United, while starting the league win over Huddersfield off the bench.

English publication the Daily Record believes that Mourinho is growing frustrated with the 24-year-old due to two reasons.

The United boss is reportedly unhappy with Pogba's apparent inability to link up with new signing Alexis Sanchez, with the report suggesting that Mourinho feels the France superstar has not done enough to accommodate the Chilean at Old Trafford.

In addition, the Portuguese tactician is also believed to be getting increasingly frustrated with the former Juventus midfielder's failure to take his tactics, and, in particular, his defensive duties, on board.

Mourinho, though, has insisted there is no fallout between himself and the player, and that Pogba is just experiencing a bad run of form.

"I think you are nice with your words because when you say a lot of speculation, you should say a lot of lies," he said at a press conference on Friday, as quoted by The Independent.

"I accept and can speak on Paul's behalf without any kind of problem. Paul accepts he has not been playing well, but that's all.

"The majority of things you can read and listen to, don't be polite about them, be objective and say they are lies."

Read: Reports: Mourinho Involved In Bust-Up With Two Man Utd Stars

Why do you think Mourinho is not getting the best out of Pogba at United? Have your say in the comments section below.


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DopeZN Joined: 22 Jan 2014
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DopeZN Feb 20, 2018 01:30 PM
Mou is struggling to properly use Pogba
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Mzakes CR7 Joined: 20 Feb 2018
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Mzakes CR7 Feb 20, 2018 01:16 AM
I dnt bliv ds#Rumours
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Drisabone@gmail.com Feb 20, 2018 12:39 AM
Football communication is one directional. We always hear the manager's and never the views of players. For those of us who never observe and analyse things we tend to take whatever the manager says as gospel truth. Far from it, most players who play on the same channel as Sanchez tend to suffer. He hogs the ball and space in a way that restricts the movement of those that should fall in concert with him. At Arsenal Sead Kolasinac blossomed when Sanchez was not there but as soon as he (Sanchez) rejoined the team Sead could not make those darting runs anymore. Look at Monreal after Sanchez left. He is unshackled and he has already scored 5 goals. Lastly, Mourinho has memorized a system of play. Even when he has an assembly of players who are not suitable for his system he can't change. He would rather destroy a good player than adapt his beloved system. Ask Oscar, Mata, Lukaku, Victor Moses etc. Now rhe first victim, it would appear, is Pogba but more will follow
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langutanithom@gmail.com Joined: 27 Oct 2016
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langutanithom@gmail.com Feb 19, 2018 06:55 PM
I don't blame Jose, Pogba is disappointing these days. He must just up his game.
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nazzi the second Joined: 23 Oct 2017
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nazzi the second Feb 19, 2018 04:45 PM
POGBA MUST LEAVE THIS USELESS TEAM
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Mshaba12 Joined: 11 Feb 2018
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Mshaba12 Feb 19, 2018 04:21 PM
U can't play with 4 defenders, 2 defensive midfielders n 1 central midfielder... A u defending a 3:0 lead? Whose gonna create scoring opportunities? U a history Mou
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Mshaba12 Joined: 11 Feb 2018
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Mshaba12 Feb 19, 2018 04:18 PM
Mxm Mou uyisibozi, ufuna konke kube ngaye... If u want success u need to know the players not the way around. Yo tactics a not working... U better change or the board will change u

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