Why I dropped Pogba, Lukaku against Arsenal – Mourinho

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Why I dropped Pogba, Lukaku against Arsenal - Mourinho

Manchester United boss, Jose Mourinho has claimed his determination to drop Romelu Lukaku and Paul Pogba from Manchester United’s beginning XI to face Arsenal is for ‘technical and tactical’ causes.

The prime 4 conflict ended 2-2 at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

Lukaku and Pogba sat on the substitutes bench as each gamers began against Southampton on the weekend.

Against Arsenal, Mourinho opted for entrance three of Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial and the Portuguese defended his determination.

Asked his determination to drop Lukaku and Pogba, Mourinho replied, “You know, [it’s] technical and tactical selections.

“We’re going to play with Lingard, Rashford and Martial.

We did that already earlier than I assume just lately against Young Boys.

“We weren’t profitable in targets we needed to attain however had been pleased with the conditions we created.

“In the first half versus Young Boys we didn’t score but had big chances. [They’re] young, fast, creative players even if they’re not what you’d call ‘killer’ when [they have a] chance to score a goal.”

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