Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba has the ‘conditions’ to be future Manchester United captain

With Carrick and Valencia not in the squad, Pogba got the armband (Picture: BPI/REX/Shutterstock)

Jose Mourinho says Paul Pogba has the qualities needed to be a future captain of Manchester United after handing him the armband against Leicester City.

With Michael Carrick still working his way back into contention, and Antonio Valencia injured, Pogba was handed the armband for the first time in the Premier League.

The match did not go the way he would have hoped – drawing 2-2 as Harry Maguire struck a late equaliser deep into stoppage time – but Mourinho felt Pogba was the right choice to lead the team.

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