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​Man Utd boss Mourinho sympathises with Paul Pogba's Mum as brothers clash

Paul Pogba's mum has received some much-needed support from Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho as she prepares to watch her sons face each other in the Europa League on Thursday, reports Sky Sports.

The Manchester United midfielder will face brother Florentin when the Ligue 1 side visit Old Trafford in the first leg of their last-32 tie.

Asked if he had talked to his midfielder about the family rivalry, Mourinho said: "We spoke but we spoke in a good way, in a funny way.

"I think it's a good, nice destiny. I think only mum Pogba is in a little bit of trouble which is normal. It's impossible for her to choose.

"I know from Paul that his mum wants a draw but next week one son will be happy and another one will be sad.

"There's only a little bit of a problem for the mum. For them, they will enjoy it, they will enjoy to play against each other. Paul is excited and Florentin for sure is the same. I think it's a good thing."

Ian Ferris
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