"I can not demand more from him, I can not ask more from him, he came here on a Monday [last week], trained three days - I asked for his support for his contribution in an important match for us when the team had difficulties".
Mourinho said: "He's playing well, he does for the fans, he does for the team and that's what I want".
Mourinho was then asked specifically about Pogba's comments following the win over Leicester, during which the 25-year-old put in a man-of-the-match display and scored an early penalty.
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However, Mourinho set the record straight in his weekly press conference and confirmed there were no issues between the pair and he would retain the captaincy for now. "If Jose really thought so little of him, I doubt he'd have given him the armband".
'He never had a fight with me, ' said the United manager who looked in high spirits during their training session on Friday - as did Pogba and his team-mates.
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The Sun says Mourinho warned him not to air his grievances in the media and said if he wants to quit the club "again" he should ask for a transfer.
"We never had a hard - I don't know how you like to say - exchange of words".
"I repeat, I want him to work the way he is doing and to play the way he is doing and for me that's the only thing that matters".
"But, since he's come back, he's been a nightmare". The right back returned to training this week along with midfielders Nemanja Matic and Jesse Lingard and the trio are working towards full match fitness.
"I think we will have the same players [as against Leicester],' Mourinho told the club's website".
"For me it's good news that Matteo is staying". He had a great game, a real captain's performance, but no one is talking about that because they're too busy focussing on his off-field antics. He's always an option for us, a reliable player.