I fear being fined if I speak out, Pogba says

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Speculation about Paul Pogba's future at Manchester United continues to mount amid reports in the British media that the midfielder is afraid he will be punished if he says the wrong thing.

The Frenchman has been the subject of major transfer interest in recent weeks after reportedly falling out with Jose Mourinho.

But Pogba fell out of favour during the 2017-18 campaign and this summer he was linked with a move to Barcelona.

A 2-1 victory on Friday night, built around a stirring performance and an early penalty from World Cup victor Pogba as well as Luke Shaw's first career goal, might have been cause for good cheer but Mourinho chose the occasion to revisit his concerns over the club's recent business.

Pogba said "everybody was on the same page" in the France dressing room, from manager Didier Deschamps to the staff and players.

Mourinho went on to command his "monster" performance and determination to last nearly the entire match despite a minimal break, but the 25-year-old invited intrigue with a late night social media post.

"There are things and there are things that I can not say otherwise I will get fined", Pogba said before walking off.

Former Manchester United boss David Moyes has backed the Red Devils to be top of the Premier League at the end of November.

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He even went so far as to say that his job is more as a coach than a manager, and that this transition can be generalized to football at large.

"So Jose Mourinho has had to get out of the club seven, eight, nine, 10 players, and then get them in". But I find myself in the beginning of the Premier League, with the market closed, I find myself in a situation that I thought I was not going to be in, but I think it's the last time I speak about it'.

And Match of the Day pundit Shearer believes the Portuguese boss will be sacked if he doesn't change his ways soon.

Paul Pogba has given a hint that he is unsettled at Manchester United by insisting: "there are things that I can not say, otherwise I will get fined".

Club legend Gary Neville has also been critical of the current Manchester United set-up, saying that the club lack long term vision and haven't been giving Jose their full support to succeed.

The Spurs star was fully expected to leave north London before last week's transfer deadline.

"I always love the club", he said.

He said: "Clearly things aren't right, there's a disconnect between the three key players at United and none of it is particularly healthy". I still enjoy playing football, I still love football and I still give my best with the team, for the team.

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