Deschamps: Pogba can’t be happy

France coach Didier Deschamps says that Paul Pogba “can’t be happy” with the current situation at Manchester United.

The 25-year-old, who rejoined United from Juventus for a then-world record £89m in 2016, has struggled under Jose Mourinho this season and has not made the starting lineup in United’s last three matches amid rumours he wants to leave Old Trafford.

Pogba has started just 24 matches with Mourinho preferring Marouaune Fellaini and youngster Scott McTominay in recent weeks

Deschamp named Pogba in his France squad for upcoming friendly matches against Colombia and Russia, but said he is concerned about the player.

“I don’t know what it is. I’m sure I’ll hear about it. But of course it’s a situation he won’t be enjoying,” he said.

“As to why or how things came to this point, there may be many reasons. I have a great deal of talks with players at our training camps, to gauge their feelings. It’s not just Paul.

“There can be many, varied reasons. He can’t be happy with what he’s going through with his club.”

Pogba was an unused substitute as United beat Brighton 2-0 in the FA Cup at the weekend thanks to goals from Romelu Lukaku and Nemanja Matic.

United’s next game is on March 31 when they host Swansea in the Premier League.

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