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Mourinho Full Of Praise For Pogba

Paul Pogba stole the show for Manchester United by netting a brace in their 2018/19 UEFA Champions League opener, and Jose Mourinho was full of praise for the 2018 FIFA World Cup winner afterwards.

Read: Pogba Brace Inspires Man United To Perfect Start

Pogba's relationship with Mourinho has been a hot topic in recent months, and the midfielder was linked with an exit form Old Trafford before the season began.

However, the Frenchman bagged a brace and an assist as the Red Devils defeated Young Boys 3-0 in Switzerland on Wednesday night, and Mourinho had nothing but praise for the player after the match.

"He felt tired in the last part of the game but it was a good performance," Mourinho told BT Sport. 
"(He was) solid, class and gave the team the pace we needed at times. He controlled the tempo and, of course, it was a very good goal."

With Pogba having scored his second strike from the penalty spot, Mourinho also shared his thoughts on the former Juventus star's approach to spot-kicks.

"The penalty showed his personality as when you miss one, you normally have doubts, but there were no doubts from him."

What did you think of Pogba's performance against Young Boys? Let us know in the comments section below. 

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