Cape Town - Manchester
United midfielder Paul Pogba believes manager Jose Mourinho is the
'Special One' because he is not afraid to make the difficult decisions.
United endured a disappointing Premier League campaign which
concluded with a sixth-place finish, but Pogba has backed Mourinho,
claiming that three trophies in his first season is impressive.
The Red Devils won the Community Shield, EFL Cup, and Europa League
in Mourinho's first season, and Pogba pointed to the brave decisions the
boss made throughout the campaign as proof of why he should be
"He is the Special One because he wins," he told Sky in Germany. "Sometimes he does some extreme things. Against Chelsea, he changed our tactical formation just before the game.
"We had never trained it before but it worked out well. That was
special. He won three trophies in his first year, that's special as
well. He deserves his name.
"He's a manager who is really close with the players. Personally, he
welcomed me, we had a talk and I had a good feeling from the first
moment on. He trusted and defended me. That's all a player needs."