He is believed to have told him: 'You don't play.
Two goals within 8 minutes from Romelu Lukaku and Ander Herrera, United pulled the scoreline level before the break. And you kill the mentality of the good honest people around you, ' Mourinho told his former vice-captain, a dressing room source told the Daily Record.
Pogba was restored to United's starting XI amid an injury crisis having been dropped for the Champions League win over Young Boys in midweek.
Ever since Mourinho's spell at Real Madrid, he appears to have picked one player to battle with in order to lay down his authority, with mixed results: Iker, Casillas, Eden Hazard, now Paul Pogba. Make it simple, make the ball arrive fast to the attacking players.
United lined up with midfielders Scott McTominay and Nemanja Matic alongside Phil Jones in what was a reshuffled defence, despite Marcos Rojo being on the bench, and when asked by BT Sport who will be available for the game against Arsenal on Wednesday, Mourinho replied: "I don't know".
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Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho says that his team are missing "mad dogs" who "bite the ball all the time". "It was nothing to do with the system and Matic and McTominay did a very positive job for two midfield players".
"I thought he was outstanding today", Mourinho added.
"What we needed to improve in this game is simplicity in midfield".
'The second goal was a direct free-kick and the first goal is because we don't press the ball when our block is low.
"When the players don't understand that simplicity is genius, especially in some parts of the pitch, they keep and keep playing too complicated football and it's too hard to have that continuity".