Mourinho Explains Reasons For Pogba Absence Before Saturday’s 12:30 GMT Kick Off
When asked why the club’s record signing Pogba was not among the starters or seven substitutes, the United boss revealed that Pogba is in an unlucky situation .
Reasons behind Mourinho most notable change to the starting line-up – Juan Mata coming in for Paul Pogba.
The United boss, Jose Mourinho revealed that Pogba is in an unlucky situation as he was injured during their yesterday’s training.
He is injured. [It happened] yesterday in training, an unlucky situation, and he is out. I don’t know how long he is out for.
Turning to the inclusion of Mata, who made an influential substitute appearance in Monday’s win at Crystal Palace, Mourinho said:
“I trust his experience. I trust his capacity to move into areas where he can connect our game because he is intelligent. Liverpool is a strong team on the counter-attack and in transition.”