Manchester United to appoint Director of Football to solve transfer woes

Manchester United to appoint Director of Football to solve transfer woes

The Frenchman took up the role due to Antonio Valencia's injury for the Premier League opener against Leicester and made a scoring start to the campaign as United beat Leicester City 2-1.

The two had exchanged tense comments in the media over the summer - primarily with Mourinho urging Pogba to replicate his World Cup form in Manchester.

Surprisingly, the Red Devils manager softened on Friday while reacting after Pogba's top performance, the 55-year-old said: "Pogba was a monster". "You have to know one thing: a player that gets chosen and is happy, you always feel more comfortable than when he's not happy".

"We'll just have to see, it's a bit early at the moment to see how that plays or whether he does become more attacking or if he's more defensive".

The World Cup victor did little to ease the situation after stating that there are things he "cannot say otherwise I will get fined". I do not say it for this player [Pogba].

The Red Devils finished in second spot in the Premier League table last season to secure their best finish since the Sir Alex Ferguson era.

Friday's Manchester United captain Paul Pogba has revealed what Michael Carrick said to him before taking the captaincy this season.

Jose Mourinho's side finished the season without any silverware following a 1-0 loss to Chelsea FC in the FA Cup final at Wembley. "There are things that I can not say otherwise I will get fined".

United have denied that happened, while it was also reported that Mino Raiola, the player's agent, had struck a deal with Barcelona.

He adds: "When people trust you, then you're good in your own head, and it's going to be easier".

"I would love to see Mourinho enjoy real success at United, but it's hard to see that happening if he continues to have a pop at his players in public and he has looked miserable every time he has been stood before a television camera this summer". And now it is even more of a dream come true, wearing this armband, because of the past: the players who have played here and those who have been wearing this.