But he admits the French youngster is likely to join Juventus due to the demands of agent Mino Raiola.
"It's probably not even the desire of the boy to leave, but he is motivated more by his agent. He can earn money from his transfer. He's still a young boy at 19, so how can you blame him?
"I hope that in time he realizes what a fantastic club he is playing for.
"Pogba is a great talent and has the chance at Old Trafford to grow in Europe and the world," he told Voetbal International.