It’s interesting to hear that the dressing room felt Jose Mourinho turned on them, when pundits including Roy Keane previously accused the players of downing the tools before he was sacked, as reported by the MEN in 2018.
Paul Pogba is the latest to attack Jose Mourinho’s man-management style, accusing him of doing what was always feared when he became Manchester United manager in 2016.
The French midfielder became the world’s most expensive player after Mourinho took charge at Old Trafford, as he returned from Juventus looking to pick up from where he left, as one of the academy’s most exciting prospects.
Pogba played a role in winning the League Cup and Europa League double in his first season at the club, but his relationship with Mourinho would turn sour in the coming months, right up until the club decided to axe the self-proclaimed special one.
During his spat with Pogba, Mourinho stripped him of the United vice-captaincy role but Ole Gunnar Solskjaer decided to give the World Cup-winner the captain’s armband last night for the 2-0 win over Granada.
“What I have now with Ole is different because he wouldn’t go against the players,” Pogba said in a Sky Sports interview.
“Maybe Ole wouldn’t pick them, but it’s not like he puts them on the side like they don’t exist anymore. That’s the difference between Mourinho and Ole.
“Once I had a great relationship with Mourinho. Everybody sees that and the next day you don’t know what happened.
“That’s the strange thing I had with Mourinho. And I cannot explain to you because, even me, I don’t know.”
Pogba’s comments came after United’s 3-1 win over Spurs at the weekend.
Read more: (Video) Pogba reacts to captaining United in Europa League win v Granada
Paul Pogba resembles a spoilt child. He has no respect for his elders. How dare him speak against the man that defended him while he was finding his feat in United. He will certainly crash as he bites the finger that fed him.
Jose remains world class manager who has won a lot in his career. People should stop this conspiracy against the Special One. He is our man till tomorrow. Even if Spurs players now buy into PP foolishness and lose out; it is to their own peril. Jose will still operate at the highest level.
It pains when players begin to act the god, when they should work hard to get results for which they are paid. Worse, when the Management sides them against their Coach.
Jose should be given time as Ferguson, Klopp, etc had to turn things around with right tools. Players esp Spurs defenders must rise up to the occasion.
Spurs must not copy from digrunted ManUtd explayers who refused to see any good in Jose because of the defeats they suffered in his hands previously with other clubs. They helped to destroy ManUtd when went after Jose. Levy and Co shouldn’t allow that conspiracy this time. We trust Jose. His presence in Spurs brought many of us to support them.
In Jose we trust. Let some players go and others come in to defend their lead in matches; not Mourinho’s fault intotu but majorly of players who switch off often.
Jose, is that you?
I seem to remember stories about you bullying our players and let’s not forget those times you ran to the media to embarrass them.
You are no longer a “world class manager,” either. It’s only a matter of time before Daniel Levy’s axe drops.
Also – my favourite part of your comment deserves re-posting: “How dare him speak against the man that defended him while he was finding his feat in United.”
Jose Mourinho called Paul Pogba a virus. 😂