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Man Utd icon Keane rejects Pogba criticism of Mourinho: I'd take his CV

Manchester United great Roy Keane has defended Jose Mourinho's man-management after Paul Pogba opened up on his relationship with the Tottenham manager.

Keane defended Mourinho's management and insisted it was "their job" to upset players.

Speaking on Sky Sports, the Irishman said: “If I'm going to start comparing Ole and Mourinho's personalities, it's chalk and cheese. But I tell you what, I don't mind the look of Mourinho's CV.

"Everyone talks about managers upsetting players - that's your job.

"Managers used to upset me, you put that to the side. You still play for Man United, I've been there with managers.

“That's man-management, managers are entitled to make mistakes.

"If Mourinho was sitting here, I'm sure he'd admit he got it wrong with Pogba on certain occasions like all the great managers did, but I played under great managers: Brian Clough, Alex Ferguson, they made mistakes but sometimes you have to just get on with it.

"Pogba hasn't been there 12 months, he's been there three or four years and they've not exactly been competing to win the big trophies.

"When Man United signed Pogba, it wasn't to be playing in the Europa League and to be trying to win the league. He's part of the problem, he's out there playing - he's come for big money with a big reputation.

"In his interviews he's saying he's come here to win trophies, well, do it, do it against Man City in the League Cup, Leicester away."


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