Jose Mourinho - Manchester United's transfer might has waned since Sir Alex's days

Mark Hughes

No Premier League side has dropped more points from winning positions than Southampton this season, though, and United were back in it in the 33rd minute through Romelu Lukaku, who ended a run of 12 games without a goal for United in all competitions.

In the dressing room row, the Daily Record claim that Mourinho labelled Pogba a "virus".

The former Spurs midfielder stated that the trajectory of both clubs so far this season and in recent years suggests that the move away from Tottenham will be a step down for the player. I think everybody would say yes.

"We played so well in the final 15 minutes of the first half because we were connecting with the front two [Lukaku and Rashford] by accelerating the game, making the right choices, but then in the second half we reverted back to the dynamic of losing too many balls in midfield".

"We lost so many balls in midfield, so many balls in our transition to the last third that it was hard to have that continuity", he told BT Sport.

Mourinho lauded Nemanja Matic and Scott McTominay but was critical about the rest of his midfield. The players they don't understand that simplicity is genius, especially in some parts of the pitch.

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"There were examples of players fighting to the limits - Marcus Rashford, Phil Jones and many others - showing that respect for the shirt and for the club". Can we go there and bring those players here? No.

Saturday's game with Southampton certainly looked like a relatively simple way to get positive momentum going but it proved to be anything but.

Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has said that his team are missing "mad dogs" who "bite the ball all the time".

"It was not like we had 10 minutes to win it, we had 45 minutes, so for me obviously it was not a good result".

David de Gea was forced into a smart late save to preserve a point for United, who are now six points behind fourth-placed Chelsea having played a game more, while Southampton stayed in the bottom three and remained winless at home.

This was an incredible performance from Paul Pogba, but not in a positive way.

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