Paul Pogba reveals he never wanted to be a captain

The best replacement for Mourinho might be someone the betting markets aren’t even considering

It has emerged why former Premier League champions, Manchester United missed out on signing Inter Milan star, Ivan Perisic during last two summer's transfer window.

"For example, [Pogba's former Juventus team-mate Andrea] Pirlo is a leader, but he will not speak a lot in the dressing room".

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba harbours no ambition to be captain of France and thinks he can be an influence for club and country regardless of whether he wears the armband or not. Yes, I think there are things that should not be done from the players' side and from the manager and above.

Jose Mourinho last month stripped Pogba of the United vice-captaincy amid reports of frosty relations between the two during the Red Devils' hard start to the 2018-19 season.

"I think he has done it on goal, and I don't think that is right", Saha said at the AFDP Spirit of Soccer launch. As a leader you can talk on the pitch, but I have seen leaders who do not necessarily speak.

"The armband has never been a goal".

Paul Pogba of Manchester United has had a very public falling out with manager Jose Mourinho.

While the United manager has yet to confirm or deny his interest, there are many reasons for him to do all he can to get the Swedish forward back to Old Trafford, even if only for a couple of months.

The tall midfielder, said to be unsettled and chasing a move to Barcelona after being at loggerheads with manager Mourinho for the past year, has once again shown when it comes to being flashy on and off the pitch, there are few who can match him.

"The coach spoke to me, he helped me with that". You should be like "I should score, score, score". Myself. I am the manager, I can make these decisions. "I don't want to be mixed up with anything and to interfere with any player's relationship with their coach", Deschamps summed up.

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