Pogba bagged a brace against Huddersfield at Old Trafford on Boxing Day and followed it up with another double in the first-half against Bournemouth today – scoring twice in successive games for the first time in 296 games as a professional.
He really has been given a new lease of life under United’s caretaker basis, who worked with him during his time in the reserves and is getting the best out of him at first-team level – something Mourinho was certainly not able to do after splashing £89 million on him in 2016.
The pair’s relationship seriously soured over time and Pogba was regularly demoted to the bench, notably in Mourinho’s last game in charge – a 3-1 defeat at Anfield that proved to be the final nail in the coffin for him.
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