The midfielder believes expectations expected of him is unfair following his world record transfer to Manchester United.

He has scored seven goals and five assists in 43 appearances in all competitions in a deeper midfield role under Mourinho.

The 24-year-old feels criticism against him has been done based on goals.

“I think people look at me and judge me for not scoring goals and some things like that,” he told a news conference ahead of United’s Europe League game against Anderlecht.


“Like I said, it’s football. The transfer is something else, on the pitch it’s something else.

“I’m a midfield player and people sometimes think I’m an attacking player. People say ‘Pogba should score goals, do this’. I think the press expect me to be a defender, a midfielder, a striker. But I just have to focus on my job. If I can make the team win, I’ll do it.

“But my job is to play in midfield, make assists. If I’d scored some goals that hit the crossbar, people wouldn’t think like this. But it’s okay, it’s fine.”

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