Pogba relationship with Mourinho 'very good' at Manchester United

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The France international insists that he has no issues with the Portuguese at Old Trafford despite rumours of a potential rift between the two

Paul Pogba maintains there are no problems between himself and Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho.

Record signing Pogba was dropped to the bench by Mourinho earlier this year and has struggled to consistently find his best form.

However, a game-changing brace in United's 3-2 derby win over Premier League champions Manchester City earlier this month showed the 25-year-old at his very best and Pogba turned in another impressive display in last weekend's 2-1 FA Cup semi-final victory against Tottenham at Wembley.

"It's good, very good. He's the coach, I'm the player. He does the coaching, I do the playing," the France midfielder told Sky Sports when asked about Mourinho ahead of Arsenal's visit to Old Trafford on Sunday.

"I'm here and very happy. I give my best for the team, for myself I'm happy because we are in a final [the FA Cup] and I want to finish the season very well.

"It [being on the bench] is something that didn't happen in the past, it's not something I'm used to, but everyone has to go through this.

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"It makes you stronger and makes you realise you have to work hard, because anything can happen. It's affected me in a good way.

"When you go through it, you just have to work and keep believing in yourself and respond on the pitch."

Mourinho's men can all but confirm a second-placed finish against the Gunners, as a win will take them five points clear of Liverpool with a game in hand.

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