"For me, a leader isn't someone who wears something on his arm, who puts on the captain's armband".
"Fortunately Paul Pogba, oblivious to Mourinho's continual rantings, took the game by the scruff of the neck, probing and driving his team to victory".
"I think he has done it on goal, and I don't think that is right", he said.More news: Nick Kyrgios rows with umpire during Shanghai Masters first-round exit
Pogba received criticism for publicly calling for United to play more attacking football, although France coach Didier Deschamps claimed the midfielder's falling out with Mourinho had been "exaggerated".
United's hard start in the Premier League all seems a long away from France's glory in Russian Federation, but reunited again with his France teammates, Pogba was happy to recall that defender Adil Rami had described him as the team's "real leader" at the World Cup. "I would never say it's me, it's the squad who put me in that position, who gave me the freedom to express myself". You should be like "I should score, score, score".More news: Soon You’ll Be Able to Change Your Tired Old PSN ID
"I think the World Cup is the ideal habitat for a player like him to give the best".
"As a leader you can talk on the pitch but I've seen leaders who didn't necessarily talk", the midfielder submitted. He will be there on the pitch and show you the way. "This is my opinion and I would have said that to him, I would say "no, that's not something to say because you are not the manager". "Whether it be "Grizou" [Antoine Griezmann], Kylian [Mbappe] or Raph [Varane], they deserve it a lot more than me".
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"I can't pick one of them, but I sincerely hope it'll be one of those three, or even four because there's also NG (N'Golo Kante)".