Paul Pogba and Jose Mourinho have an argument at the Carrington grounds

Set to be rewarded for his improvement

José Mourinho's uneasy relationship with Paul Pogba was laid bare for all to see today after footage emerged of a frosty exchange between the two at Carrington.

Jose Mourinho conceded he saw trouble coming when Manchester United got to Phil Jones in their 8-7 penalty shoot-out defeat to Derby County in the EFL Cup on Tuesday. We all know Mourinho is one who can easily clash with others as he has a strong ego and desire to do thing his way, but you have to wonder how things will play out if the results and uncomfortable confrontations continue.

Mourinho's decision to give Pogba the armband on that occasion came hard on the heels of suggestions Barcelona were pressing to sign the 25-year-old.

"The only truth is that I made the decision for him not to be second captain any more but there is no fallout, no problem", Mourinho said. To have the personality to step up and take penalties and perform the way they did, I'm just a proud manager, they were great.

"The same person that decides that Paul is not the second captain anymore is the same person who decides that Paul was the second captain".

"I am the manager, I can make these decisions".

At the weekend, Pogba told reporters that United should attack more than they do under Mourinho.

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If you create these chances, you'll make mistakes. "He had, for sure, moments like this, but he's such a positive [person]. It wasn't like he finished last season, but he needed time last year and he will take time this year.

And the clash started in flawless fashion for the hosts when Juan Mata finished off a flowing team move after just three minutes to make it 1-0.

"You don't have much time to have the ball, to turn, to one-touch. I don't think so", Mourinho said.

"I think the World Cup is the flawless habitat for a player like him to give [their] best", Mourinho told ESPN FC.

The visitors made the man advantage count when Jack Mariott headed home five minutes from time, but Marouane Fellaini looked to have saved Mourinho's blushes with a towering header deep into stoppage time.

"[The game against Wolves was] an important lesson; a lesson that I repeat week after week after week, a lesson that some boys are not learning", he said.

Pogba is believed to have been informed in front of team-mates that he does not embody what the club is about, so will no longer act as captain when regular skipper Antonio Valencia is absent.

Lampard's side were rewarded for their enterprising play in the 59th minute when on-loan Liverpool winger Wilson powered a fine free-kick past Romero.

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