Jose Mourinho: Signings have not improved Man United

'Make teams fear us again' - Manchester United fan starts campaign to sack manager Jose Mourinho

United stroked the ball around confidently during the early exchanges and that poise was personified by Pogba when he placed a third-minute penalty into the top-right corner after Daniel Amartey was adjudged to have handled Alexis Sanchez's deflected shot. There's a real sense of disappointment in the red half of Manchester with the title seemingly nowhere near.

But for all that could have been this summer, Mourinho certainly has the talent at his disposal to make this a successful season, especially if Pogba can replicate Friday night's display. But get the players in.

"I am very pleased for Luke Shaw". But Mourinho most certainly is not as the executive refuses to budge when it comes to negotiating fees and ends up leaving the manager without the players he wants. "For us, it will be a hard season because I had my plans for many months".

Mourinho has now extended criticism towards his bosses.

"One thing is what I want and another is what is going to happen", reported the Daily Mirror.

Pochettino added: "I am happy to keep all the squad together, there were many rumours during the summer about players out".

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Mourinho also confirmed Pogba had his blessing to take the penalty after what appeared to be a disagreement with Alexis Sanchez . However, Mourinho's time in charge of the club has been filled with feuding with his players, ownership and the media.

"If you are enjoying what you do you give your the best". That philosophy went out of the window five years ago. "I would have liked that they had signed many more world-class players", said the Chilean. It's over, the market is closed. I had my plans for many months and I find myself with the market closed in a situation I did not think I would be in.

"It's intriguing because Jose's talking about the lack of influence managers have over signings and sporting directors, heads of recruitment having a bigger say".

'But every time he played, he did a great job and showed something great.

It could also be that they are beginning to realise that Mourinho just might not be the man to return them to the top, contrary to what they had hoped.

"Even if I forget the goal, it was a complete performance", said Mourinho of the left-back's display.

France global Pogba played, and scored, in the World Cup final just 26 days ago but with options thin on the ground he barely hesitated when invited to take to the field against the Foxes. With poorly executed attacking attempts and an unfortunate awarding of a penalty, nothing seemed to fall in place for Leicester City.

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