Pogba feels like United leader regardless of captaincy

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Asked about the differences between playing for France and playing for United, Pogba said: "I am the same, but it's a different team, obviously".

Pogba, who was given the captaincy by Mourinho on Friday, summed up what it meant for him to be happy and comfortable.

The two players Mourinho is said to have problems with the most at the moment are Paul Pogba and Anthony Martial.

"I'll always give my best to the fans and my team-mates no matter what's going on", he wrote.

Mourinho's relationship with Pogba has attracted as much attention as his dealings with executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward in recent months, but events at Old Trafford appeared to be restorative. United didn't sign a single player in the summer transfer window after July 3rd, and Mourinho spent a good chunk of the preseason complaining about not getting the support he desires in the transfer market.

Shearer though has warned Jose to not escalate things more than necessary, believing taking on too numerous club's stars can end poorly for him. Transfer deadline day came and went, with no new additions and this Mourinho hit out the club board for not giving him the ingredients that he believes he needs to cook.

"I don't think there's any question that a player would say that under Fergie because you'd have been finished".

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"I think football is changing and managers should be called head coaches". Jose Mourinho certainly thinks so.

"We have to wait for end of November, beginning of December to understand how things are going and if we can fight for the title".

"Every time you see him now he's frowning, he's angry, he wants to row with everyone", the Newcastle legend said on the BBC show.

"With the players that we have, of course we're Manchester United, we have to look at the top of the league".

Pogba was pushed on his response and said that "if you're not happy, you can not give your best" when asked about what represents happiness and comfort for him.

It is early in the season, but United and Mourinho seem back to their best.

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