Jose Mourinho’s relationship with his Manchester United player has hit an all-time low after giving his players another dressing down, according to a report.
The Portuguese coach is always in the media spotlight but more than ever this week, after reportedly calling Paul Pogba a ‘virus’ in the dressing room in the aftermath of their 2-2 draw with Southampton.
The result leaves the Red Devils in eighth position in the Premier League table and more importantly eight points off the Champions League places with Arsenal, who they play on Wednesday night, occupying fourth position.
The Independent, however, report that Mourinho ‘ranted’ at his squad before the match against the Saints with some of his team ‘described as spoiled’ during the outburst.
Some of the players were understood to have been ‘spared criticism’ but it’s another indication that all is not well inside the United camp.
Pogba, who reportedly took most of Mourinho’s anger following their third Premier League match without a win, was reportedly ‘shaking his head’ during Mourinho’s comments in the dressing room post-match.
And the Independent claims that Mourinho has ‘texted club officials to complain’ about Pogba’s behaviour and is running out of ways to try and handle to midfielder.
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