Pogba still happy at Man Utd, insists Mourinho

Manchester United star Alexis Sanchez

Former Manchester United striker Owen ruled out the Red Devils launching a sustained challenge in the Premier League this season.

It is understood United officials have grown increasingly tired and suspicious of Pogba's high-profile agent Mino Raiola, whom they blame for stories that his client would prefer to play for Barcelona.

The result? A Manchester United victory.

Leicester City reportedly wanted close to £75m and, despite Mourinho's protests, the Man United chiefs elected to pass. I'd prefer to look to the bench and to have them rather than to have 16-year-old boys without experience and without the power to be Premier League player directly. Pressed on whether there would be incomings or outgoings at Old Trafford, Mourinho added: "The information I have is no". You have to try your best to get points and even with the difficulties that we had with our pre-season, now I don't think is the time to be speaking about that.

Harry Maguire, who could face United for Leicester today, Bayern Munich's Jerome Boateng and Toby Alderweireld of Tottenham Hotspur were all linked with United, while Atletico Madrid's Diego Godin emerged as a late target yesterday.

Mourinho has been quite vocal regarding some of his playing squad, or lack of should I say.

The future of Manchester United and French global midfielder Paul Pogba at Old Trafford remains a mystery as the transfer window slowly begins to close as conflicting reports continue to surface. "We have a very good squad, with very good players and it is very hard to add players to that", he said. "When you repeat 1,000 times that my relationship with my players is not good, it's a lie, repeated 1,000 times". "I am going to enjoy this season again". If he remains at Old Trafford beyond the 31 August European transfer deadline how do the club, and Mourinho, manage the World Cup-winning star?

According to reports in France, Paul Pogba has decided against a move to Barcelona and wants to help Manchester United have a successful campaign this season. The Barcelona boss is looking for a player who can lead his midfield and believes the French International could step into the boots. United may not have played sparkling attacking football, but they were solid at the back with Bailly especially impressive.

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