A winning start for Manchester United but there's trouble in store

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After being one of the star men in United's 2-1 truimph over Leicester, with Pogba scoring the opener form the penalty spot, he was more expressive after the match.

Two years after returning to Old Trafford from Juventus in a world-record deal, the 25-year-old is reported to be so unhappy that he has informed executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward of his desire to leave.

The World Cup victor seemed to restore the faith put in him by Mourinho with his performance on the night, with a penalty in the 2-1 win the icing on the cake for the midfielder, who left the field to a standing ovation in the 84th minute.

It is understood that Woodward would still have a key role in the buying and selling of players despite the new role, while Mourinho - or whoever is in charge at Old Trafford - would also be heavily involved.

Pogba was asked by reporters Friday night if he is "happy and comfortable" at the club, but his answer neither confirmed nor denied the tension that is being widely reported by the media right now.


"If you're not happy, you can not give your best", Pogba said after the game when asked about what represents happiness for him. That's all I say.

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"If you're not happy, you can not give your best", Pogba said.

Pogba was overlooked as the permanent successor to Michael Carrick as club captain, with Valencia instead getting the nod from manager Jose Mourinho - a decision that reportedly upset the midfielder.

"It's not just about having the armband".


"I agree to the point that it doesn't matter who you're playing in the Premier League, they're tough".

"I always love this club".

"I always give my best for the fans, for the team mates. and for the people that trust me". "For me, it was a dream come true".

"I think that the fixtures that have come out for them and the way it's worked, I think will give them every opportunity to be there". "We must get used to teams who have players of the same quality that we have", he told Sky Sports.


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