JOSE Mourinho says he’s “in the dark” over Paul Pogba’s long run at Manchester United however insists the French midfielder hasn’t ever informed him he needs to depart.
Pogba’s Old Trafford profession has been the topic of intense hypothesis because the summer season with reported hobby from Barcelona and his former membership Juventus.
The World Cup winner informed Sky in Germany previous in September “who knows what will happen in the future” and the United supervisor additionally seems unsure.
“In this moment I’m completely in the dark,” Mourinho mentioned forward of Saturday’s Premier League travel to Watford.
“The best factor this is transparent for me is that the player by no means, by no means in all at the present time we’re in combination, informed me he needs to depart.
“Paul got here again after the World Cup within the week before the beginning of the Premier League so we’ve got been in combination for approximately two months or so and he hasn’t ever informed me that he needs to depart.
“So I will best touch upon what’s actual for me, now not in what I learn, now not in what I concentrate to. I don’t have any direct relation with the folks that write or the folks I concentrate to.
“I’ve an instantaneous relation with the players and he by no means informed me he needs to depart. If he doesn’t inform me he needs to depart it’s as a result of he needs to stick – that’s my conclusion.”
Mourinho was once requested if he believed Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola was once making an attempt to engineer a transfer for the 25-year-old.
“I don’t know if that is true,” he added. “I want the agent to let you know (the media) in some way that I will see.
“For instance this week I learn a couple of issues that Gareth Southgate supposedly mentioned however then I watched the photos and he didn’t say in any respect what was once written.
“So if I watch Mr Raiola pronouncing at the display that the player needs to depart and that he’s setting up some way for him to check out to depart then I will be able to imagine.”