Paul Pogba: 'I can not say how I feel at Manchester United'

Monster’ Pogba leads Manchester United to winning start

José Mourinho appeared to take aim at Ed Woodward, Manchester United's executive vice-chairman, for not sanctioning all of his transfer targets, with the manager saying maybe his title should be downgraded to "head coach".

Pogba, who is fresh from winning the World Cup with France, has endured a somewhat strained relationship with United boss Jose Mourinho, with the Portuguese even opting to leave him on the bench in various fixtures last season.

Jose Mourinho, Manager of Manchester United reacts during the Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester City at Old Trafford on August 10, 2018 in Manchester, United Kingdom. After the game, Mourinho, missing several midfield options due to injury, praised Pogba for his willingness to start the game after only recently returning from his post-World Cup break.

The French midfielder, who captained and scored in the match, said this on his social media channels: "I'll always give my best to the fans and my teammates no matter what's going on".

Leicester responded well though with new signing James Maddison forcing a fine save out of United keeper David De Gea as the visitors gave Mourinho's side plenty to think about.

"It was not easy to manage the game from the touchline, but I told the players we had good periods, lots of glimpses of the type of football we wanted to play. Marcus Rashford was in trouble but he played", said Mourinho.

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A 2-1 victory on Friday night, built around a stirring performance and an early penalty from World Cup victor Pogba as well as Luke Shaw's first career goal, might have been cause for good cheer but Mourinho chose the occasion to revisit his concerns over the club's recent business.

"It's not just about having the armband".

"I always love this club".

"We changed Daley Blind [returned to Ajax] for a 19-year-old kid [Dalot] that we believe has the potential to play right-back or left-back". "I came in the academy, I grew up, I played for the first team. I think we are more the head coach than the manager", he said. For me, it was a dream come true.

"We've learned from the past that if he takes too many players on, like he did at Chelsea and Real Madrid, then there's only one outcome".

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