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Jose Mourinho's touchline comments may be investigated by lip reader

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United are eighth in the Premier League, seven points behind leaders Manchester City.

However, speaking ahead of France's friendly fixture against Iceland and Uefa Nations League showdown against Germany, Pogba stated that he does not need captain's armband to be a leader.

In fact, the manager had a talk with the French midfielder during half-time about what he should do and it was Paul Pogba who suggested that he goes in defence so that the manager can bring in Marouane Fellaini.

Pogba said in quotes reported by L'Equipe: "I have never played for France to be captain".

'You do not have to be a captain to speak. "It's the squad that put me in that position, who gave me the freedom to express myself, and gave me the confidence to".

While he has been told by United not to speak to the UK media for the foreseeable future, the midfielder has spoken to the French media while he was away on global duty and was asked whether he had an ambition to lead the France team.

"For me, a leader isn't someone who wears something on his arm, who puts on the captain's armband".




Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi have each won five times in a decade-long stranglehold on the honour with Zinedine Zidane the last French victor after their last World Cup triumph in 1998.

However, following the break, there was an evident step in terms of the performance levels and Pogba was one of those who stepped up his game after Mourinho chose to play him in a deeper midfield role than his usual position.

"I can't pick out one of them".

"I guess this makes it easier for me to get adapted".

The notion that United are heading in a tangible forward direction under Mourinho - or even just slightly improved since, say, the Europa League final in May 2017 - is pure nonsense, I'm afraid.

The victor, which will be voted for by a global panel of 176 football journalists, will be announced on December 3.

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