Pogba says he would be fined by Manchester United if he opens up

Pogba says he would be fined by Manchester United if he opens up

- Pogba's latest comments suggests his future at Old Traffrd is uncertain

- The Manchester United midfielder has been involved in a row with Mourinho

- The France international scored in United's 2-1 win against Leicester City

France midfieder Paul Pogba has cast fresh doubt over his Manchester United future by saying he would get fined if he really opened up about his happiness.

Pogba's relationship with Jose Mourinho appears to be the reason of not getting to terms with life at Old Trafford after the World Cup.

The 25-year-old only returned to training at Carrington at the start of the week but he was picked in United's starting XI and given the captain's armband, with his penalty setting the Red Devils on course for a 2-1 win against Leicester.

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"What do you mean being the real Pogba?" he asked. "You have to know one thing: a player that gets chosen and is happy, you always feel more comfortable than when he's not happy. That's all I say."

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

The Frenchman believes that there is no point doing a job if you are not enjoying it and he was asked whether he is currently happy and comfortable right now.

"There are things and there are things that I cannot say otherwise I will get fined," Pogba said before walking off.

"It's not having just the armband," Pogba said of his view on leadership. "I have always been talking to the team-mates. I am someone who is not (in) a role that I give to myself. Just try to help the team as much as possible, like they helped me too.

"Having the armband, it's not like 'oh, I will show that I am a real captain and have to do extra work'. No, I just have to be myself and do what I know, do what I can do and do what I know to do."

"I am the same, it's the same Paul Pogba, the France midfielder said, reflecting on his summer. "It's a different team, obviously. I still enjoy playing football, I still love football and I still give my best with the team, for the team.

"Like I said, when you are comfortable, when people trust with everyone or confident, are good in the head, it's going to be easier."

Pogba disclosed "everybody was on the same page" in his national team dressing room, from manager Didier Deschamps to the kitman, physio and players.

"When we have everybody with you, everybody next to you know they want to fight for you, obviously it's going to be easier, you know?" he said. "It's going to be easier and it makes the team go higher."

Pogba also emphaisezed on the importance of aiming for success with the club and the responsibility that came with wearing the armband.

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"I always love the club," he said. "I love the club. I came in the academy, I grew up. I came from the academy, I played for the first team. For me, it was a dream come true.

"And wearing this, it's even more because of the past, because of the players that played here, the people that have been wearing this."

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported Paul Pogba post-match comments after Friday night's win against Leicester suggests and the Manchester United midfielder may not be completely happy.

The 25-year-old who just returned to training a few days ago was a surprise starter for United in their 2-1 win over the Foxes, where he scored the first goal.

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Source: Legit

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