Man Utd boss Mourinho unsure of Pogba injury diagnosis

Pogba lasted just 19 minutes at Old Trafford.

But Mourinho was fuming with his side for taking their foot off the pedal when it reached 2-0.

"When you stop to play as a team and seriously, I don't like it and you gamble a little bit". I don't like it. "But was his decision, I opened the door, he has a long-term contract, we have the option to bring him back on January 1, so is not a drama but is a decision which disappoints me a little bit". "It's still a work in progress but we're doing well". Until 2-0 we were very stable, we played with confidence. "But, overall, the performance was solid and three points is the most important thing".

"I don't know honestly (what is wrong with Pogba) but by experience, just by looking and feeling it, I think it is a hamstring".

Mourinho was unaware how serious that problem was, but suggested his other midfielders - including Fellaini - were more than capable of filling the void left by the French star. It looks for me too [like a hamstring injury] but I haven't spoken yet to the medical department. "The squad is for this".

"Squads are for this, squads are for injuries, squads are for suspensions", the experienced boss said.

"But we don't cry".

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"We felt we could punish United at the sides of Pogba and Matic", said Adam, 31, during BT's match coverage on Saturday.

On Fellaini, in particular, Mourinho added: "He is a player with special qualities who does things that some other players can not do".

Jose Mourinho insisted in February that Pogba's price would soon seem cheap and he has already been proven right.

And maligned United midfielder Fellaini appreciates his manger's backing, saying: "It feels good".

"Big? Small? I don't know, but a hamstring for sure". "I give everything on the pitch".

Herrera wasn't in United's squad for the match against the Swiss champions but he did start in their recent 2-2 draw against Stoke City. "We wanted to bounce back after the slip up against Stoke".

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