Jose Mourinho mocks Pogba despite 2 goals in Manchester’s Europa League victory
– Manchester United defeated Fenerbahce 4:1
– Paul Pogba scored two goals
– Jose Mourinho speaks about Pogba’s recent form and performance
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho quipped back at those questioning Paul Pogba’s recent form.
Paul Pogba scored a stunning goal as part of a double i n Manchester United’s 4-1 Europa League hammering of Fenerbahce . Pogba converted a penalty just after the half-hour mark. Pogba then scored a spectacular strike just before the break after good work from Wayne Rooney – the captain starting for the first time since the EFL Cup win at Northampton Town on September 21.
And after the match Jose Mourinho stressed:
“Two days ago he was the worst player of the Premier League and 48 hours later he is phenomenal. Listen, he needs time. I was in Italy, I have worked in Italy. I know the pace, intensity and characteristics of the league well.”
Paul Pogba takes penalty against Fenerbahce
He added: “To be in Italy for four, five years and then come back to the Premier League is not easy. I was not expecting him to adapt with click of the fingers. Even top players need time.”
United cruised on to six points from three matches in Group A with one of their more convincing wins under Jose Mourinho.