Manchester United wins Premier League opener with Pogba goal

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"I find myself in the beginning of the Premier League with the market closed in the situation I thought I was not going to be in", he told Sky Sports.

The Premier League match between Manchester United and Leicester will be broadcast on NBCSN.

"I think the fixtures which have come out for them, and the way it has worked, will give them every opportunity to be there". But at the same time, I feel I wanted more attack and I feel that Martial coming into the game in the last 20 minutes for Alexis could have given us the second goal to kill the game.

"We played well in periods against a good team that invest more than us".

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"A good match. A match where I needed six changes not three".

It has been a hard summer for United boss Jose Mourinho and I said last week that I felt he needed to find some harmony within the club. But Leicester did not give up, creating a few great chances, but an inspired David De Gea did well to help his team to the three points.

United were outstanding in the early stages and I think the Foxes were in shock at the way they came out of the blocks and took control of the game. [Shaw's] game was very complete, even if I forget the goal, of course an important goal for us, but the performance was very complete.

'I won't be full with a World Cup.

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'That's football management. I think football is changing. "We will have the same players, the injured players are not going to be back", said Mourinho.

"I had only two options: Scott [McTominay] or Paul, but if I play Scott I play two kids and a new player, so I asked Paul and he put himself available for the team and he was very, very good for us".

Luke Shaw was the scorer, netting after an initial poor touch, with what was his first-ever goal in senior football.

"You have to keep it in mind, but you have to keep working to get better and better because I am still quite young".

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Pogba is, according to Mourinho, a fine example to his team-mates in the United dressing room, but Antonio Valencia remains the club captain.

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