Pogba never asked to leave Manchester United: Mourinho

Football News: The Frenchman has done nothing to stop the rumors regarding his future at United but his manager does not get the sense ever that he might want to leave them.

Mourinho does not believe Pogba wants to leave Manchester United.

Some reports suggesting the Catalan giants want the Frenchman in their squad and the midfielder himself wants to leave the club and join them as he has a bad relationship with the special one.

The world cup winner only aided the
speculation  when he failed to rule out a January exit from United last week, though the special one  does not see any reason Pogba to leave United.

He said: "Paul came back after the World Cup the week before we started the Premier League,"

"We are together two months or so. He never told me he wants to leave. Never. He never told me he wants to leave.

"I can only comment on what is real for me, not in what I read, not in what I listen. I have no direct relation with the people that write or the people that listen. I have a direct relation with the players – not only Paul – the players. And he never told me he wants to leave.

"If he doesn’t tell me he wants to leave, it’s because he wants to stay. That’s my conclusion, no?"

Pogba is tied up with United till 2021, but Luke Shaw, Juan Mata
and Ander Herrera leave did not extend their contract with the Red Devils yet, and they can leave the club as free agent as their contract will get expire at the end of this season, but Mourinho is confident that they can convince them.

He added: “I hope they will stay,”

“We had a similar conversation last season about Marouane [Fellaini] and I was always saying I hope he stays, I believe he stays. I say the same. I hope they stay.

“Of course, I am happy with the players. Luke’s evolution made us believe he goes in the right direction and of course I want to keep him.

“Juan and Ander, even if they are not playing or not playing a lot, not starting matches, by the personality point-of-view and character point-of-view, by what they represent in the modern society in football, they are almost unique pieces that I also don’t want to lose.”