Mourinho and Pogba hit out at each other in latest bust up

Mourinho and Pogba hit out at each other in latest bust up

Mourinho and Pogba hit out at each other in latest bust up

Since leaving the club in 2011, Van der Sar has gained acclaim from his work at Ajax, where his professional senior career began and it is this post-playing career success which has left him as a viable option to become Manchester United's first ever Director Of Football.

Manchester United are refusing to sell midfielder Paul Pogba, who wants a transfer to Barcelona.

Their latest row appears to have stemmed from comments Pogba specifically made in the wake of United's 2-1 win over Leicester on the opening day of the season.

The Portuguese manager warned the Frenchman not to talk about his grievances through the media and said if he wants to quit the club "again" he should ask for a transfer.

"The truth is we are together for two years and a couple of weeks and I've never been so happy with him as I am now, that's the truth", stated Mourinho.

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The decision of his long-term assistant Rui Faria to leave Old Trafford at the end of last season has altered the structure of his technical staff, depriving Mourinho of a trusted ally and resulting in the addition of three, relatively inexperienced, coaches.

An unhappy Pogba had told newspaper reporters: "There are things I can say and there are things that I cannot say, otherwise I will get fine". The report further added that Mourinho believes Raiola is the reason for the rumours linking Pogba with a move away to Barcelona.

"He had a great game, a real captain's performance, but no one is talking about that because they're too busy focusing on his off-field antics".

"I am very confident but if he doesn't [play well], that's football", he said. What we have is Paul (Pogba) with nine days' training, (Marcus) Rashford with 11 days' training, (Marouane) Fellaini with nine days' training and, of course, they will be in a better condition.

"I can not demand more from him, I can not ask more from him, he came here on a Monday, trained three days, I asked for his support for his contribution in an important match for us when the team had difficulties".

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