Pogba Blasts Mourinho's Tactics For United

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba and striker Romelu Lukaku

Pogba was a world record signing when he joined United from Juventus in 2016

Manchester United have been knocked out in the League Cup third round by Championship side Derby on penalties, following a 2-2 draw at Old Trafford. When we are at home we should attack, attack, attack. Paul Pogba has now stepped up to the plate and criticised Mourinho's approach with the Red Devils.

The French World Cup-winner had captained United three times this season in the absence of Antonio Valencia, including the Premier League opener against Leicester City.

Speaking to reporters after the game, Pogba called for United to "attack, attack, attack" when they play at Old Trafford.

But the midfielder has made several comments which some have considered to be veiled digs at Mourinho this season, the latest coming following the 1-1 draw with Wolves on Saturday, and the Portuguese confirmed reports of the change after the Derby clash.

"I don't blame a player missing in penalties because I knew if it went in the direction".

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"José Mourinho told the players that Paul Pogba will not be the captain because he doesn't represent what a captain is and Manchester United is bigger than anyone", a Carrington source said.

"I'm not the manager, I can not, like, say that, but obviously we should show more options of playing".

Those comments are understood have got under Mourinho's skin, while Pogba took umbrage at the way they were reported.

The night got off to the ideal start for United, though, as Juan Mata found the net in the 3rd minute but Harry Wilson's stunning free-kick followed by Marriott's 85th-minute effort gave Derby the advantage at the death.

"Jurgen Klopp gets the best out of his players, Pep Guardiola gets the best from his players, but there is a lot of wasted talent here".

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