With players like Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Wayne Rooney and Michael Carrick out of the equation, Pogba is now United's leader on the pitch. "There are things that I can not say otherwise I will get fined".
Mourinho also added that the club had to play against a team that spent more than United in the transfer window, while also claiming that other teams are bringing quality players into their side.
Pogba scored as France beat Croatia 4-2 in the final to win the World Cup in July for the second time.
Pogba's relationship with Mourinho has been frayed throughout 2018, with the midfielder suggesting he "would be fined" if he said too much about his future at Old Trafford following last Friday's Premier League win against Leicester.
The World Cup victor has endured a strained relationship with manager Jose Mourinho in the two years since his return to Old Trafford.
Paul Pogba has found it hard in recent seasons to produce consistently good performances for Manchester United, but in their opening fixture of the new Premier League season, the Frenchman seemed like a totally different player. "I really wanted to be at the World Cup and it pushed me on even more during pre-season".
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Tensions between the USA and Turkey , both North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies, have reached new heights in the past week. He added: 'We have seen our currency sales surge by 198 per cent compared with the same time previous year '.
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Riyad Mahrez was City's only high profile acquisition but Guardiola is fine with that, and said: "We believe we have a good squad".
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Sarri is also getting Kovacic, who had not played much with Madrid since joining the club in 2015 and had been seeking a transfer. Madrid's starting goalkeeper has been Keylor Navas , who helped the club win the last three Champions League titles.
A director of football would be created to work as a buffer between the coach and the board, and maintain United's style and ethos, no matter who was in the dugout.
'I've read this week about Pogba wanting to leave before the European transfer deadline at the end of the month and in truth that wouldn't surprise me, ' Shearer said in his column for The Sun.
"I actually like the signings Jose Mourinho has made, they're more along the lines of the players I'd like to see at this football club".
"I don't think we're going to move for Pogba, but he's a great player", he told Radio Sportiva.
"It's good if you can boost any position, because it's good to challenge for positions, it makes you play better and gets the best out of the players".