Jose Mourinho has hit back at Paul Pogba’s recent criticism of his management skills, as the Tottenham manager said he “couldn’t care less” what the player thinks about him.
Mourinho was responding to comments made by Pogba , who said that he sees Solskjaer as a different type of coach because he doesn’t “go against the players”.
Pogba, who had a frosty relationship with Mourinho at Manchester United, also conceded that he was unsure why their relationship soured.
“What I have now with Ole is different, he wouldn’t go against the players. He wouldn’t go against the players,” Pogba told Sky Sports of the current United boss.
“Maybe Ole wouldn’t pick them, but it’s not like he puts them on the side like they don’t exist anymore. That’s the difference between Mourinho and Ole.
“Once I had a great relationship with Mourinho, everybody saw that, and the next day you don’t know what happened. That’s the strange thing I had with Mourinho and I cannot explain to you because even I don’t know.”
Speaking to Sky Sports after his Tottenham side played a 2-2 draw with Everton, Mourinho replied: “I would like to say that I couldn’t care less with what he says. I couldn’t care less. Not interested at all.”
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Mourinho’s comments came following Tottenham’s draw with Everton on Friday as the London side settled for a point despite Harry Kane getting two goals.
The England international scored in either half but was matched by a brace from Gylfi Sigurdson as the two teams took home a point apiece.
With the draw, Spurs are currently seventh in the Premier League, four points behind fifth-place Chelsea and five points behind fourth-place West Ham United as they chase European places.