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Jose Mourinho makes fresh Paul Pogba claim as he states Frenchman was never Manchester United's vice-captain

Jose Mourinho has taken the weird step to declare that Paul Pogba was ne'er Manchester United's vice-captain.

It comes once the confrontation between the try in coaching on weekday and once the United boss told Pogba ahead of his United teammates on Tues that he would not captain the aspect once more.

Pogba, having came from the globe Cup riding on the crest of a wave, had been handed the captain's arm band in Antonio Valencia's absence throughout the first weeks of the season, in what seemed to be a show of religion from his manager.

There were additionally suggestions that other responsibility had been passed his means, within the wake of a summer wherever he was joined with a switch away.

Pogba wore the armband thrice, against Leicester , city and Young Boys within the Champions League, and has antecedently been tagged as 'second captain' by Mourinho.

But at a time once their relationship is yet again at verge of collapse, Mourinho elective to create the statement on Friday that Pogba isn't his vice-captain which United in reality haven't got one in the least.

"Paul wasn't the vice-captain," expressed Mourinho. "We had Valencia because the captain so we have a tendency to had the cluster of players that might be the vice-captain.

"One day I provide to David DE Gea, Ashley Young, Chris Smalling. i believed regarding Paul already last season as a result of a player of a distinct generation, younger player and also the captain of the longer term as a result of Valencia, Young they are available a lot of or less same age, same generation.

"Paul wasn't the vice-captain. we have a tendency to don’t have the vice-captain. It depends on the match, depends on if Valencia is enjoying. If Valencia is enjoying he’s the captain. If Valencia isn't enjoying i'll attempt to move into another direction."