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​Mourinho: Price tag on Man Utd midfielder Pogba 'unfair'

Man Utd manager Jose Mourinho says that it's unfair to judge midfielder Paul Pogba on the scale of his transfer fee.

The France international, who joined United from Juventus in a world-record £89.3million fee last summer, has experienced a very underwhelming debut season under Mourinho.

However, Mourinho thinks that Pogba's price tag normally affects the public opinion on him.

The Portuguese manager told Omnisport: "I think the problem is the tag, the price tag on his back. I hope next summer he's not anymore the highest transfer fee and then the pressure goes to somebody else.

"If his transfer fee was half of it, everybody would say 'what a buy,' 'he's playing more than good'. But everybody expects performances according to that huge transfer fee and that brings pressure and that brings sometimes unfair analysis.

"So I think it's a bit unfair. I hope next season some club beats the record with another player and then the pressure goes somewhere else."

Vyom Chaudhary
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