Paul Pogba aims for English Premier League title

Pogba, 24, left Old Trafford for Turin on a free transfer in 2012 and spent four trophy filled years at Juventus before making his return for a world-record fee of £89m and with something to prove.

"Last season the first question from everyone was always all about the price tag", Pogba told The Telegraph on Tuesday. Now everyone is asking about the football. "That tells you everything", Pogba said.

'I am always confident.

United could only win three trophies last season, winning the League Cup, Europa League and the community shield. Obviously you don't really watch a lot of other teams, but you see what he can bring: he stabilises the play, he breaks up the play. Now I'm happy to be back.

Leicester City's Jamie Vardy celebrates after scoring his sides third goal of the game during their English Premier League soccer match between Arsenal and Leicester City at the Emirates stadium in London Friday Aug. 11 2017
Arsenal defenders and goalkeeper Petr Cech concede their third goal during their Premier League opener against Leicester City. AP

Crucially, and as has been widely predicted, Matic's presence allowed Pogba more freedom to roam forward in central midfield.

Mourinho strongly defended his player from criticism following the defeat, and the Portuguese manager must have felt vindicated after the West Ham win on Sunday.

'Matic was a key player on Sunday and Romelu scored two goals, so it is what we wanted and what we expect, ' added Pogba.

Pogba endured a mixed first campaign back in Manchester after re-signing for the club from Juventus, with United winning three trophies and the midfielder featuring regularly. "We've started well but have to carry on like this". "But it is only one game".

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'Against West Ham, Matic was starting behind and I could worry more about attacking. "He is a player I call a stability player", Mourinho said of Matic. "What he wants, we have to do". I hope this season I won't hit the post so much! I know the occasion will come and I will always create something. You can not win a game by yourself'.

The France global joined Juventus from United in 2012, but returned to the Old Trafford club last season.

And Pogba reckons the best if still to come from him and that he is more equipped now to help United win the Premier League title for the first time since 2013.

"When the team performs well, the players perform well too".

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'You could make so many assists, so many goals, but if at the end of the season you lose the league it doesn't matter.

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'With the experience of last season, new manager, new players, now it is the second season of Mourinho.

"I am a huge football fan and above all a fan of Manchester United".

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