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Manchester United vs Leicester: Why I handed Pogba captain band – Mourinho

August 11, 2018 7:25 AM
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Manchester United vs Leicester: Why I handed Pogba captain band – Mourinho

Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has explained why Paul Pogba was handed the team’s captain band in their Premier League game against Leicester City on Friday.

Mourinho started the French midfielder in Friday night’s Premier League opener after just a few days’ training.

Pogba scored from the penalty spot to give United the lead in the first half with Luke adding the second goal late in the second half.

Pogba had his first training session on Monday but impressed to such an extent with his application and physical condition that he was picked to start.

Asked about the significance of making Pogba captain, Mourinho told Sky Sportsm, “Last season, he was captain a few times.

“Paul is one of the options, third season, made in the academy, understands the club, the culture, good relationship with his teammates and a good example today putting himself in the team.”

Also read: EPL: Benitez to replace Mourinho at Manchester United

Source: dailypost.ng

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