Some Manchester United officers concern they could have made a mistake deciding to aspect with Paul Pogba over supervisor Jose Mourinho, based on studies.
‘The Particular One’ was sacked by the Crimson Devils nearly two years in the past after main the membership to their worst ever Premier League begin on the time.
Nonetheless, there have been plenty of different vital causes behind Mourinho’s departure and his poisonous relationship with a few of the gamers performed a key position.
Specifically, club-record signing Pogba often got here to blows with the Portuguese boss, who signed him for £89million in 2016.
Regardless of returning to Outdated Trafford in the summertime of 2018 as a World Cup winner, the France worldwide discovered it troublesome to copy his finest kind for the membership and his relationship with the supervisor continued to deteriorate.
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer initially took non permanent cost simply earlier than Christmas 2018, earlier than getting the everlasting job three months later in March.
Though the Norwegian initially struck up a powerful relationship with Pogba, it seems as if this was a ruse after the feedback made by agent Mino Raiola.
In response to The Solar, United concern they could have misjudged the scenario with Mourinho again in 2018 by selecting to as a substitute again the participant.
The Portuguese made Pogba vice-captain at United, solely to then strip him of the armband, with some suggesting the previous Chelsea boss was enduring a ‘meltdown’.
However two years on, the identical points have resurfaced after Raiola warned his shopper could be in search of a transfer in the summertime window – mere hours earlier than an important Champions League conflict with RB Leipzig.
Solskjaer was requested about Raiola’s feedback and Pogba’s future within the speedy aftermath of the defeat in Germany.
“It’s important to ask Paul if he’s glad or not,” the United boss mentioned.
“I’m not going to talk for him. Paul is concentrated on doing his finest for the crew and when he’s right here he’s working laborious in coaching simply must deal with his performances.
“The squad is okay, they’re a crew, they stick collectively. As quickly as Paul’s agent realises this can be a crew sport and we work collectively the higher and that’s possibly the very last thing I’ll say on that.
“What we discuss within the background is one thing. I’m not going to speak about Paul’s agent anymore.”