Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream

Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream

Manchester United vs. Leicester live stream

United kick-started their campaign on the right foot with a 2-1 victory over Leicester as Luke Shaw followed up Pogba's opener with a second goal in the 83rd minute before Jamie Vardy scored what turned out to be a consolation goal for Leicester.

"You think of Alderweireld, which to me seemed like a certainty that Manchester United would sign Alderweireld", he said on Sky Sports.

Mourinho left no doubt as to how much he valued Pogba's efforts on the night, adding: "Paul was fantastic - his contribution was unbelievable".

"Pogba was a monster", said Mourinho.

It was a dream start for Jose Mourinho's side. "We have big multi-functional coaching staffs and I think we are more the head coach than the manager".

Mourinho did not get the new centre-half he wanted in the transfer window and, from the comments he made after the Leicester match about being a head coach instead of a manager, he is still not happy about it.

The biggest news is World Cup victor Paul Pogba being named as captain; whether this is a permanent decision remains to be seen. We planned to go to Old Trafford early yesterday to try to get Pogba's autograph before the players went off to their hotel, but had a delay with the auto hire at Manchester Airport and missed the team.

Pogba, fresh from his triumph in Russian Federation with France but also the subject of recent transfer speculation, was named captain by manager Jose Mourinho and took responsibility for the penalty after a handball by Daniel Amartey, slowly shuffling up before beating Kasper Schmeichel.

Mourinho, who has been on record criticising some of his senior players came out strong to defend his relationship with them adding that he is ready to work with them to achieve the best result at the end of the season.

'He was very good defensively and was good on the ball. "We thought maximum [he could play] 60 minutes, but he managed 80". "We will have the same players, the injured players are not going to be back", said Mourinho.

After an unusual stuttering run-up that briefly gave way to jogging on the spot, Pogba rifled home the first goal from the penalty spot in the third minute after Daniel Amartey had handled a shot from Alexis Sanchez.

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