Capello reckons Mourinho’s impact on Pogba

Former Juventus Coach Fabio Capello believes Jose Mourinho has helped Manchester United star Paul Pogba to improve his game.

Pogba left the Old Ladies to return to Old Trafford in 2016, but he’s had a strained relationship with the Portuguese manager.

“It wasn’t easy for Pogba to get used to English football,” Capello told Football Italia

“He’d only experienced it at youth level. Today he’s more involved, and in that respect, Mourinho’s jabs have helped him.”

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Capello also looked ahead to Wednesday’s match.

“Manchester United can count on the structure of their team, the experience and the quality of their champions.

“United deserve the utmost respect and remain an opponent to be feared, but at Old Trafford Juventus impressed with their personality and conviction.

“Are they favourites to win the competition? It’s early. What we can say is that Juventus have shown they’ve got a Champions League mentality, tackling the big European commitments with conviction and relaxation.”

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