Manchester United injury news: Jose Mourinho furious at Paul Pogba after ignoring advice from medical staff

The Portuguese manager was reportedly seething about the Frenchman not heeding his medical team's advice on his long-standing hamstring woes

Paul Pogba
Paul Pogba out for six weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury Tuesday night Reuters

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is repoetedly furious at Paul Pogba's latest injury setback and blames the midfielder for ignoring medical advice over his long-standing hamstring issues.

Mourinho and his staff feel Pogba ignored medical opinion over his long-lasting hamstring injury, as per reports from the Sun.

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And it means there is no sympathy for the £89m club-record buy over an injury which means he will miss at least six weeks at an important juncture in the season, after having made a strong start to the season which saw his team lead the league table in the first month of the Premier League.

Pogba limped out of the 3-0 Champions League win over Basel on Tuesday with a torn hamstring.

Manager Jose Mourinho is reportedly angry with the manner in which the Frenchman has managed the problem since sustaining a similar issue earlier in March, according to

Pogba missed three games last term with a similar injury — and was given clear instructions by United medical staff to prevent any recurrence.

Rather than following club advice, which the France international was consistently asked to do, Pogba had undertaken a private training regime, and Mourinho and his medics believe this made the midfielder far more vulnerable to injury.

Pogba had been in much-improved form this season but now United boss Jose Mourinho must plan how to play without him for most of autumn. The Red Devils are aiming to maintain their fine start to the season as club legend Wayne Rooney returns to Old Trafford.

Despite drawing against Stoke City last weekend, the Red Devils bounced back impressively against Basel, securing a 3-0 victory to mark their return to the Champions League.

Marouane Fellaini will hope to replace Pogba in the starting XI against Everton, having made a goalscoring entrance to the midweek match, but faces stiff competition from Ander Herrera and Michael Carrick.

Meanwhile, Romelu Lukaku will continue in attack against his former club but playmaker Henrikh Mkhitaryan could be given a break after a disappointing midweek display.