Manchester United manager, Jose Mourinho has told his record signing, Paul Pogba that sitting on the bench “is not the worst thing in the world.”
The Portuguese dropped the former Juventus player on the bench for Manchester United‘s clash with Huddersfield Town on Saturday.
The Red Devils emerged winners of the game with goals from Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sanchez in the second-half.
Pogba, however, was introduced 25 minutes to the referee’s final whistle.
Asked about his decision to start the French international on the bench, Mourinho said, “I changed a few players. It wasn’t to punish anyone. If it was about punishing I would be punished too because we are a team
“Scott is a kid who chases the ball hard, and against a team like Huddersfield simplicity sometimes is genius. Pogba is a fantastic player.
“One of most talented in the world. To sit on the bench one day is not the worst thing in the world.”