"You're not going to criticise Messi when he walks on the park. I have confidence in him, as I do in my other players". Nobody told me how to be.
"Honestly I think Scott deserves more than what he's getting", Mourinho said.
"He had a good game, but I know people always expect him to do something extraordinary, but with Pogba whatever he does, they'll always say he has to do more".
Something that is very different now, however, to the time when Real Madrid came calling for Gareth Bale is our position as a club, we're certainly on our way up, and there's no need to hit the panic button...just yet.
Since his record-breaking return to Old Trafford from Serie A, Pogba has faced scrutiny from fans and sections of the media for his social media activity and his constant hair-changing.
His stats for the season make for decent reading, scoring six goals and providing 10 assists, all while spending significant time on the sidelines through injury last season.
To start winning silverware, something we desperately need to do is to keep our best players happy and willing to fight for Pochettino's cause; Eriksen is undoubtedly on the list of these players we desperately need to keep. "But he was the coach and so I respect his (decision)".
"A lot of people are proud of what I do and what I represent", he told France Football. My relatives support me.
"We can't love everyone and be loved by everyone".
"I can not say when, but this seems logical".
"So, I thank you from the bottom of my heart for all that you have done for me".