Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho suggests Paul Pogba will be ready to face Sevilla 

Asked about his absence before Manchester United’s 2-0 FA cup win against Huddersfield at the John Smith’s Stadium, the United manager said “I don’t know and, honestly, I don’t care” how long the player would be out.

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The France international has struggled for form in recent weeks, with Mourinho replacing him during Premier League defeats away to Tottenham and Newcastle United.

Mourinho subsequently hit out at reports claiming his relationship with Pogba had broken down, repeatedly calling the speculation “lies”.

But after Pogba played a full part in training on Tuesday, Mourinho suggested the club’s record signing was ready to come back into the side.

“I opened training today and in a period where we normally don’t open – we normally do warming-up and the simple drills,” Mourinho told reporters.

“This time we did it for a long time and in the last period so you could see the players in a competitive situation. When the player is in that competitive situation it is because they are normally ready and without problems.

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“You could see in that training some people who didn’t play v Huddersfield like Pogba, [Antonio] Valencia, [Marcus] Rashford, [Ander] Herrera. So I think in an objective way you could look at it.”

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