Mourinho hammered Pogba in the changing room after Wolves draw

first_imgManchester United manager Jose Mourinho was not happy with Paul Pogba’s role in Wolves’ equaliser on the weekend and let him know it.Pogba had a mixed afternoon at Old Trafford where Sir Alex Ferguson was back in the stands for the first time since his emergency surgery in May.The midfielder’s delicate touch brilliantly set up Fred, but he was at fault in the build-up to Joao Moutinho’s equaliser, having carelessly given the ball away.And in a show of strength, Mourinho gave his £89m player a dressing down for the error, according to The Sun. He is reported to have told the 25-year-old his concentration wasn’t up to scratch and silly mistakes like that were continuing to ensure the spotlight is fixed firmly on the team. RANKED impact REVEALED BEST OF Matic one of two players for sale with ‘two Premier League clubs’ interested Speaking to talkSPORT, former Bolton, Newcastle and West Ham manager Sam Allardyce said he thinks the attitude among some players is not right.“What I saw of United on Saturday, how many times they gave the ball away and particularly Pogba for Wolves’ goal, it was just not Man United for me.“I saw a lot of players actually not living up to their potential. They let Wolves back into the game, eventually they scored and on occasions I thought Man United were perhaps lucky to get away with a draw.” Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade Every time Ally McCoist lost it on air in 2019, including funny XI reactions REVEALED Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? 2 2 REVEALED silverware The manager was equally scathing in public following the 1-1 draw.“[Wolves] play like I like to play which is like the World Cup final,” he said in his post-match interview. “That’s the attitude I like my teams to have every match. We didn’t have that, they did.“They play every ball with every second with the maximum intensity and desire and we didn’t.”Of United’s six Premier League games so far, they have won three, drawn one and lost twice to leave them seventh, eight points behind north west rivals Liverpool, who top the table with an 100 per cent record. ADVICE silverware MONEY boost Pogba was not happy with Man United’s tactics against Wolves targets Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won RANKED Top nine Premier League free transfers of the decade IN DEMAND center_img REVEALED Forbes list reveals how much Mayweather, Ronaldo and Messi earned this decade Son ban confirmed as Tottenham fail with appeal to overturn red card Most popular football news Boxing Day fixtures: All nine Premier League games live on talkSPORT Most popular Man United news Every Championship club’s best signing of the decade, including Taarabt and Dack England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Mourinho was at all happy with his player’s performances against Wolves Which teams do the best on Boxing Day in the Premier League era? Man United transfer news live: Haaland ‘wants a change’, two players off in January Equally, Pogba didn’t hold back in his views on the team’s tactics.“When we are at home we should attack, attack, attack. That’s Old Trafford,” he said.“We are at home and we should play much better against Wolves. We are here to attack. I think teams are scared when they see Manchester United attacking and attacking. That was our mistake.“Maybe the attitude should be better and we should play better because, again, we are at Old Trafford and we should just attack and press like we did against Tottenham, Liverpool, Chelsea and Arsenal last season.“When we play like this it’s easier for us.”Asked about what is stopping the team from playing the way fans are often crying out for at Old Trafford, he said: “I can’t tell you because I’m a player. It’s not me.“I’m not the manager, I cannot, like, say that, but obviously we should show more options of playing.“But I cannot say that, because I’m a player. That’s my way of thinking – we should move better. We should move more, yeah.” Where Ancelotti ranks with every Premier League boss for trophies won FAREWELL Where every Premier League club needs to strengthen in January deals England’s most successful clubs of the past decade, according to trophies won Ronaldo warned Lukaku how hard scoring goals in Serie A would be before Inter move gameday cracker no dice Solskjaer gives Pogba fitness update and calls him world’s best all-round midfielder Oxlade-Chamberlain suffers another setback as Klopp confirms serious injury huge blow Man United joined by three other clubs in race for Erling Haaland last_img