Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Paul: 'I Can Come Back Stronger after Losing My Place'

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Paul: 'I Can Come Back Stronger after Losing My Place'

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PAUL Pogba believes his recent bench role at United can make him 'stronger'.

Reds manager Jose Mourinho dropped the Frenchman to the bench for the visit of Huddersfield on February 3 and the midfielder started both of the Champions League round-of-16 ties with Sevilla as a substitute.

Pogba was also an unused substitute in the FA Cup quarter-final win over Brighton before he was recalled against Swansea at the weekend.

After performing well in Saturday's 2-0 stroll, the Frenchman is poised to keep his place in Saturday's Manchester derby at the Etihad. Pogba admits he has 'never experienced' anything like the last two months since he began playing regular football but has extracted positives from a difficult period.

"Not at all! He's my coach," Mourinho told TF1 when asked if there were any problems with Mourinho's decisions. …

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