‘Pogba is trying to make Man United choose between him and Mourinho’

first_img 2 2 “He’s setting it up as a battle internally at the club. He doesn’t believe he can coexist with Mourinho anymore.“This has been brewing for months, since last season when he was left out of a Champions League tie and they’ve never healed the rift. Clearly there’s an issue.“Pogba wants the club to bend over backwards to show their fealty to him, and if they club does that it will alienate Mourinho.”Listen to Martin Lipton’s verdict on the Paul Pogba situation below: Pogba has made it clear he does not know what his future holds The midfielder has caused a media storm over the international break by fuelling the speculation over his future at the Premier League club in an interview with the German press.Pogba appeared to openly suggest he could leave United in the coming months, saying on Thursday: “My future is currently in Manchester, I still have a contract, I’m playing there at the moment, but who knows what will happen in the next few months.”And Lipton, the chief sports reporter for The Sun, believes the player is actively trying to force a move away, with Barcelona said to be interested in his signature.Speaking on Friday’s Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast, the football writer said: “Paul Pogba is trying to engineer a situation where one of them leaves, and it’s either him or Mourinho.center_img Paul Pogba is attempting to make Manchester United choose between him and manager Jose Mourinho to stay at the club, according to Martin Lipton.The rift between the World Cup-winning French star and the Red Devils boss appears to have continued into the new campaign and reports claim Pogba remains keen on leaving Old Trafford. Pogba and Mourinho are still at odds with other, believes Martin Lipton “Pogba is trying to engineer a situation where one of them goes: him or Mourinho.” 👀@MartinLipton believes Paul Pogba is doing all he can to leave #MUFC after the Frenchman said “who knows what will happen” when asked about his future at Old Trafford.📻 Listen ↓ pic.twitter.com/dtdBAJtItS— The Alan Brazil Sports Breakfast (@SportsBreakfast) September 7, 2018last_img read more