JOSE Mourinho says he’s “at nighttime” over Paul Pogba’s future at Manchester United however insists the French midfielder has by no means informed him he desires to depart.
Pogba’s Outdated Trafford profession has been the topic of intense hypothesis because the summer time with reported curiosity from Barcelona and his former membership Juventus.
The World Cup winner informed Sky in Germany earlier in September “who is aware of what is going to occur sooner or later” and the United supervisor additionally seems unsure.
“On this second I’m fully at nighttime,” Mourinho mentioned forward of Saturday’s Premier League journey to Watford.
“The one factor that’s clear for me is that the participant by no means, by no means in all today we’re collectively, informed me he desires to depart.
“Paul got here again after the World Cup within the week earlier than the beginning of the Premier League so now we have been collectively for about two months or so and he has by no means informed me that he desires to depart.
“So I can solely touch upon what’s actual for me, not in what I learn, not in what I hearken to. I’ve no direct relation with the folks that write or the individuals I hearken to.
“I’ve a direct relation with the gamers and he by no means informed me he desires to depart. If he doesn’t inform me he desires to depart it’s as a result of he desires to remain – that’s my conclusion.”
Mourinho was requested if he believed Pogba’s agent Mino Raiola was making an attempt to engineer a transfer for the 25-year-old.
“I don’t know if that’s true,” he added. “I want the agent to let you know (the media) in a manner that I can see.
“For instance this week I learn a couple of issues that Gareth Southgate supposedly mentioned however then I watched the footage and he didn’t say in any respect what was written.
“So if I watch Mr Raiola saying on the display that the participant desires to depart and that he’s organising a manner for him to attempt to depart then I’ll imagine.”