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12 Aug 2018

Know what Pogba said about his situation at Manchester United

Pogba opens up about mental state at United

Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho haven't shared the best of relationship with each other since last season.

Pogba was criticized by his manager and was also benched.

However, the World Cup winning mid-fielder impressed for Manchester United in their opening Premier League game against Leicester City, which led to Jose praising him.

Now Pogba has opened up about his mental state.

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Pogba opens up about mental state at United
Pogba feels he needs to be happy

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Pogba feels he needs to be happy

As per a report in the BBC, Pogba went on to say that, "If you're not happy, you cannot give your best."

He then added that, "There are things I cannot say otherwise I will get fined."

These words reflect that he hasn't enjoyed at the club under Jose and that's the reason his performances took a hit last season.

Pogba

Pogba not getting carried away after leadership duties

Jose Mourinho handed the captain's armband to Pogba in the game against Leicester and the mid-fielder repaid the trust with a superb show.

Despite being honored to lead the side, Pogba feels his essential role is to help his team-mates and win matches.

The player also added that he loves the club as he is a product of the academy.

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Pogba will need to continue performing well

Performances

Pogba will need to continue performing well

Pogba was linked with a move to Barcelona in the summer window with certain reports claiming that United had rejected a bid.

Pogba will now hope to get his relation with Mourinho back on the right track.

He is likely to lead the side until Antonio Valencia returns, and if performances keep flowing, then a comfortable feeling could be on its way.

Trust

Trust factor between Pogba and Jose vital

Fans will hope that Pogba really lives up to the billing in the side.

Notably, he moved from Juventus to United in a deal worth £89 mn in 2016.

The issues started when he was dropped against Sevilla in the Champions League last term.

If the trust develops between him and Jose, then one will expect him to start majority of games this season.

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