Mourinho's tactics get Man United off to the ideal start

Paul Pogba scored a penalty for Man Utd against Leicester in the Premier League

Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba was the penalty-kick taker of choice for Manchester United after Pogba converted in their win over Leicester City.

United won their Premier League opener on Friday night, beating Leicester 2-1, but Mourinho's discontent was there for all to see after the game.

Pogba, who is fresh from winning the World Cup with France, has endured a somewhat strained relationship with United boss Jose Mourinho, with the Portuguese even opting to leave him on the bench in various fixtures last season.

"There are things and there are things that I cannot say otherwise I will get fined", declared Pogba, as he was asked about his future at United and suggested he can only perform at his best when he feels wanted by his manager.

His message sparked a flurry of tweets from United fans looking for hidden meanings, with some seeking reassurance that the player was settled at Old Trafford and not likely to jump ship to Barcelona.

- Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 10, 2018With only minutes left in the game Manchester United defender, Luke Shaw, earned his first Premier League goal following a superb cross from Alexis Sanchez, that he fired into the back of the foxes' net. We planned to go to Old Trafford early yesterday to try to get Pogba's autograph before the players went off to their hotel, but had a delay with the auto hire at Manchester Airport and missed the team.

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The goal scorers for United - Pogba and Shaw spoke after the match.

'When he started, I don't know what he was doing actually, just moving up towards the ball, you thought, "Oh no, start running quickly, you're not going to get enough power in it",' the United legend said on Sky Sports.

Fred, 25, along with Lee Grant and Diogo Dalot are the only players to have joined the club during an underwhelming transfer window for the Red Devils. "I have always been talking to the teammates". I think one defensive mistake and probably the linesman could help him and give a free-kick against Leicester. It's going to be easier and it makes the team go higher.

"We don't have a penalty taker, it's how we feel and I chose to take it".

"I always love the club", he said. I was meant to come inside and I managed to get in front of him [his marker] and put it in.

"We've learned from the past that if he takes too many players on, like he did at Chelsea and Real Madrid, then there's only one outcome". For me, it was a dream come true.

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