MANCHESTER UNITED fans have Didier Deschamps to thank for convincing Paul Pogba to stick with Jose Mourinho’s side, according to journalist Julien Laurens.
But it is looking likely he will remain a Manchester United player, as the new season kicks off tomorrow.
And Red Devils fans can thank Pogba’s national coach for it, according to Julien Laurens.
He spoke to ESPN today about the World Cup winners future, where he detailed the 25-year-old now has a new mindset.
He said: “Paul Pogba is happy at Man United, he hasn’t asked to leave or for more money.
“But we knew there was always going to be a lot of noise about him after the World Cup.
“He is happy to be there now – yes he has had issues with Jose Mourinho, but the key moment last season was when he went back home to France and had a long chat with Didier Deschamps.
“The France manager told him to work hard and listen to Mourinho and to not clash with him.
“Deschamps showed if you use him in the right way if you talk to him and put him in the right environment he can be a very good player.”
United have brought in Diogo Dalot, Lee Grant and Fred during this summer’s window.
Jose Mourinho now has less than a day to decide on his strongest team to host Leicester at 8pm tomorrow.
But the Portuguese manager has come uder fire from fans for what he said in his press conference.