Manchester United vs Leicester City, Premier League
Mourinho plays down the significance of Pogba captain, pointing out that he was skipped a couple of times last season as well. “It’s his third season in the club, made in the academy, he understands the club and a good example of making himself available today to try and help the team,” Mourinho adds.
Pogba captaining the side is an interesting one. Inevitably the suggestion will be that it’s an attempt to dissuade him from moving to Barcelona.
Martial and Lukaku are on the bench, while midfielder Andreas Pereira makes only his sixth Premier League appearance for United. You suspect you’ll spot him in this game on a future edition of Premier League Years and think “who’s that playing for United?”
For Leicester, Maguire starts against his future (?) club, but Vardy is fit enough only for the bench. Iheanacho will lead the line in his absence.