Pogba was in a rift with Jose Mourinho throughout the period the Portuguese tactician was in charge at the Old Trafford, with the Frenchman criticizing the tactical approach utilized by the trainer. Their relationship hit rock bottom with Jose Mourinho stripping the former Juventus midfielder of his Vice-Captaincy position. As result Manchester United struggled in the league with 19 points separating league leaders Liverpool from Manchester United at the point of his axing.
The Frenchman has since rediscovered his form under interim boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer with the Frenchman netting four goals with strings of performance.
Mathias observing the situation of things has revealed how the ego of Jose Mourinho cause the problem.
“Mourinho still wants to be the centre of attention. The problem was Mourinho, right down the line.
“In the locker room, outside the locker room…everything, I know my brother, and you tell him, ‘Go. Go play ‘, the rest, he will do it.
“From what we see of Mourinho, he always wants to be the maestro, the centre of attention.
“(Paul) does not even calculate that aspect: you respect him, he will respect you, you trust him, and he will produce big performances.”