Pogba exacerbated speculation by saying he would get fined if he really opened up about his happiness, but later that week Mourinho said he had never been happier with the midfielder as he dismissed talk of tension.
United bounced back from losing to Brighton and Tottenham Hotspur with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Burnley on Sunday to quell some of the mounting tension at Old Trafford. You probably know that also.
"The break comes at a good time for us; it's as simple as that", said the Turf Moor goalkeeper.
They say I'm in danger, but I don't think [I'm close to being fired].
With Manchester United's underwhelming start to the EPL season, we ask if history is repeating itself. 'I didn't see planes but Ed Woodward won this afternoon. "It is still too early".
Ian Wright speaking on Sky Sports seemed worried that neither man is likely to back down
Rashford will serve a three-match ban and apologised on Twitter, saying: "Emotions got the better of me, I shouldn't (have) reacted like that. I would say it was naive", Burnley played Phil Bardsley received a yellow card for provoking the English youngster.
"Rumours are rumours, but it's not me who is talking", Pogba told reporters.
"The passion, spirit, intensity and energy that comes from the fans is the engine that drives football".
Do you think Bailly should be starting every game for United? I'm happy and I'm looking forward to playing more and more. Everybody wanted to win.
"We knew where they could cause us problems with the long balls". United will have their work cut out trying to stop it, but if they can't, they have to ensure that they benefit massively financially from any deal just as Liverpool did and reinvest wisely, just as their rivals Liverpool did.
"I've done it for years but I've done it in a bigger squad", said Hart of battling on two fronts. "The whole team played well today and that's the most important thing".