Mourinho: Man Utd players were behind me

Antonio Valencia joined Manchester United from Wigan a decade ago

Antonio Valencia joined Manchester United from Wigan a decade ago

The 18-year-old, who is believed to be worth over £100m, has been tearing it up in Bundesliga this season, and has provided his side with eight goals and ten assists in just 17 league starts. United have until 5pm today to trigger a one-year contract extension on Valencia's deal, which expires on June 30, and the player's representatives are yet to hear from club officials on the matter. Mourinho dropped Pogba in many games and called the Frenchman a "virus".

United are now battling Arsenal, Tottenham and Chelsea for two top four places and, despite their resurgence under Solskjaer since he took over from the sacked Jose Mourinho in December, do risk missing out on Europe's premier competition.

More than two months on from his sacking, Mourinho has revealed that he fell out with Pogba because of his own need to be "a club man".

The former Manchester United manager had a training ground spat with Paul Pogba in September over the France midfielder's Instagram, after he stripped him of the vice-captaincy.

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Manchester United interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer made it clear that his wards are chasing rivals Tottenham for the third place position on the Premier League standings.

The former Chelsea, Inter and Real Madrid boss, speaking during an appearance on beIN Sports, expressed his belief individuals need to prioritise the collective good during a hard period.

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"You can see what winning the World Cup meant to him, so for me, yes, Pogba's captain material", Solskjaer was quoted as saying. "I don't want to speak about [that] for obvious reasons", he told beIN Sports. No one as sharp, confidence grows when you play well and I've been delighted with his performances.

"He has been on a good run but he has been an important player for us and will bounce back".

"What you need sometimes is to accelerate some process, what you need to be is to be a club man and sometimes to be a club man you need to forget yourself a little bit".

And according to the latest report by Tuttosport, Paul Pogba will only stay at Manchester United next season only if they qualify for the Champions League. I've wanted to say this for a long, long time: Ivan Rakitic is one of the most underrated players in the world.

United are at home to Southampton in the Premier League on Saturday afternoon in a game they need to win in order to keep up their top four hopes.

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