Paul Pogba: 'if you're not happy, you can not give your best'

Manchester United's Paul Pogba gestures during the game against Leicester City at Old Trafford

I fear being fined if I speak out, Pogba says

"I actually like the signings Jose Mourinho has made, they're more along the lines of the players I'd like to see at this football club".

Manchester United sent shockwaves around the football community earlier this week with the announcement that, for the first-time in their 140 year history, there would be an appointment of a Director Of Football at Old Trafford.

Pogba was also asked about the contrast playing for Red Devils and Les Bleus.

Mourinho is expected to address the issue when he next speaks this week ahead of the game against Brighton and Hove Albion on Sunday, although it is understood that Pogba's words came out the blue for the United manager. I do not say it for this player [Pogba].

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.

"There are things I can not say otherwise I will get fined".

However, with the transfer window closed in the EPL, Mourinho would be unwilling to lose a player he can not replace until January.

Pogba had numerous bust-ups with Mourinho last season, with the Red Devils boss axing the £89m midfielder from his starting line-up after a poor run of form.

A functional 2-1 win over Leicester City was enough to give the Portuguese the start he had been looking for. [Antonio] Valencia is captain, but Valencia is not here. "For us it will be a hard season because I had my plans, and I had my plans for many months, and I started the Premier League season without a situation I thought".

The 25-year-old has grown unhappy with life at Old Trafford, according to the Daily Mail, and now wants to move to Spain to play for La Liga giants Barca.

"But if I play Scott I play two kids and a new player, so I asked Paul and he put himself available for the team and he was very, very good for us".

"Nothing has really changed with Man United with the way Mourinho set his team up".

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