Mourinho makes 'head coach' jibe after transfer frustration

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Initially all looked rosy at Old Trafford, as United's encouraging start saw them go ahead through captain Pogba, but thereafter Leicester were the controlling force in the first period. "Barcelona just signed Arturo Vidal, who is a great player and my team-mate from Chile".

But RMC says Pogba has now put talk of a move to bed by vowing to stick around in Manchester until the end of the current campaign.

Mourinho has consistently complained in recent weeks over his lack of backing from the United board and also had a host of injuries and players lacking match sharpness after the World Cup to contend with.

His inability to truly imprint his influence on the match was illustrated, more than anything else, by the fact that the Chilean gave away possession more than any other Manchester United player on the night.

United added only Brazilian midfielder Fred, teenage full-back Diogo Dalot and third-choice goalkeeper Lee Grant to the squad that finished 19 points adrift of champions Manchester City last season.

There has been speculation that Pogba wants to leave the English giants because he and manager Jose Mourinho do not see eye to eye on a number of things. I think one defensive mistake and probably the linesman could help him and give a free-kick against Leicester.

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

"It will be a hard season for everybody, not just for us", he said.

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".

It means World Cup stars such as Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard, who only returned to training this week, are in line for a swift return to action once their manager makes final assessments following Thursday's training session.

It's reported by The Sun that United were actually prepared to shell out £100m for French World Cup victor Varane, but Real Madrid were not interested in selling.

"Marcus Rashford was in trouble but he played", said Mourinho. Since then, he's fallen out of favor at times at United under Mourinho and was unable to sustain consistent playing time. I needed more changes, but I couldn't so it was not easy to manage the game from the touchline point of view.

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