Paul Pogba has revealed that he is feeling happy at Manchester United under manager Jose Mourinho despite transfer rumours linking him with Barcelona.
The World Cup winner fell out of favour last season as he was dropped numerous occasions by manager Jose Mourinho.
The Portuguese boss has also criticised the former Juventus star in public over his poor performance during the second half of the 2017-18 season.
It was recently reported that the midfielder has told United’s executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward that he wants to leave the club this summer.
However, the France international has played down all suggestions and admitted he is unable to express his feelings.
Pogba told PA: “If you’re not happy, you cannot give your best… There are things and there are things that I cannot say otherwise I will get fined.”
“It’s not having just the armband. I have always been talking to the teammates. I am someone who is not in a role that I give to myself. Just try to help the team as much as possible, like they helped me too. Having the armband, it’s not like ‘oh, I will show that I am a real captain and have to do extra work’.”
“I am still enjoying playing football, I still love football and I still give my best with the team, for the team. Like I said, when you are comfortable, when people trust everyone or confident, are good in the head, it’s going to be easier.”
“I always love the club, I came in the academy, I grew up. I came from the academy, I played for the first team. For me, it was a dream come true. And wearing this, it’s even more because of the past, because of the players that played here, the people that have been wearing this.”
Pogba, 25, who joined United from Juventus for a then-world record £89m in 2016, was named United captain for Friday evening’s 2-1 win over Leicester City at Old Trafford.