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Mourinho demands consistency from Pogba

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The midfielder netted his first goal since his return to Manchester United and the manager hopes to see more impressive displays from him.
Paul Pogba may have had his best game since returning to Manchester United as they thrashed Leicester City 4-1, but Jose Mourinho still expects more from the Frenchman.

The world’s most expensive player fired United to a stunning victory at Old Trafford on Saturday and capped off a fine display with his first goal for the club.

His 42nd-minute header came after Chris Smalling, Juan Mata and Marcus Rashford had all beaten Ron-Robert Zieler ahead of the interval.

Occupying a deeper role alongside Ander Herrera, Pogba finally produced the kind of display demanded of him, but – although impressed – his manager still wants more.

“I don’t know [if it was his best game since returning from Juventus] I think he played okay against Southampton, he played okay against Hull City,” said Mourinho.

“When the team didn’t play well he plays not so well, when the team plays better he plays better.

“We all want more from him and from the team. The last thing that the team achieves is consistency because the process starts with playing well in spaces and the last thing you achieve is to play well consistently.

“So he has to be more consistent like the team, but I think him and Ander in midfield, they were good.

“They were a good complement and again Ander is a kid that brings intensity and I thought also on the defensive point of view it was important to have fast players on the pitch to recover a team that is very direct in the counter-attack with lots of long balls and people arriving from behind. So we changed the team to play against Leicester, the specific qualities they have.”

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