Man Utd news: Sky Sports pundit makes bold Paul Pogba vs Jose Mourinho claim

Man Utd news: Sky Sports pundit makes bold Paul Pogba vs Jose Mourinho claim


 That’s the view of former Manchester City, Everton and England defender Joleon Lescott  The duo have had numerous bust-ups since Mourinho signed the World Cup winner from Juventus for £89m in 2016  Pogba has been criticised by his boss for various reasons and his form has veered between excellent and poor  The midfielder had an excellent World Cup with France and the pressure is now on Mourinho to get the same level of performance out of his player  But Lescott thinks if it came down to a choice between the 26-year-old star and the Portuguese manager, there would be only one winner  “It’s just the way the game has gone,” he said when asked why he thought Pogba was more important to United than Mourinho  “Paul Pogba is a phenomenal player, there’s no doubt about that. “Obviously United’s results at the moment are not as good as they’d like and that’s down to Mourinho don’t think anyone’s really questioning his tactical abilities and knowledge  “But as a man manager I don’t think he’s evolved enough for this new generation of players  “This new generation is different. They’re more temperamental. “I think Mourinho’s best ally this season could be Michael Carrick because Pogba respects him  Pogba and United will be back in action on Sunday when they face Brighton in the Premier League (4pm)

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