Now Pogba feels chill from Manchester United fans after Arsenal snub

Paul Pogba left Old Trafford on Wednesday night with a stony-faced expression.

The club's record £ 89million signing shrugged and said "what do you expect me to say?" Before disappearing into the night.

Romelu Lukaku: Pogba had been playing for the second time in four games.

Unhappy Paul Pogba sat on the bench for the most of Manchester United's 2-2 draw with Arsenal

Frenchman received a mixed reception when he came on for Jesse Lingard in the 75th minute

The Frenchman received a mixed reception when he came on for Jesse Lingard in the 75th minute and was first out of the exit afterwards, closely followed by Lukaku.

For more important games either.

Champions League group game against Valencia. Arsenal are a tougher proposition of the bottom-of-the-table Fulham will be on Saturday.

Alexis Sanchez, Jose Mourinho was making a statement by dropping his two major names.

It's understood that Pogba was uppermost in Mourinho's mind when he accused some of his players of being afflicted by 'a virus' running through the club before Saturday's draw at Southampton.

Pogba and striker Romelu Lukaku

Lukaku was left on the bench, with Marcus Rashford preferred through the middle

After another careless performance from the Frenchman, Pogba was immediately informed that he would be dropped for the Arsenal game.

Mourinho pointedly wrote in his program notes: "The idea is not enough to give you all the attention." Prior to his goal at Southampton, the Belgian had not scored in 12 games for his club.

With Jesse Lingard, Marcus Rashford and Anthony Martial in attack against Arsenal, and Ander Herrera taking Pogba's place in midfield, United played with more fans.

'We need happiness on the pitch,' said Mourinho. 'We need people who are very light, were alive, agile, creative. The midfield was strong, with so many games coming up over Christmas, Mourinho will need to use his squad. Pogba and Lukaku will be back, possibly as soon as Saturday.

But Mourinho is clearly a victim with his stars, and former United midfielder Paul Ince, for one, believes he is right to get tough with them.

Former United midfielder Paul Ince says many fans would not be sad to see Pogba leave the club

'I'm getting bored of them both,' Ince told Paddy Power News on Thursday.

'Against Arsenal, the game was very exciting and fun.

He drunk the right thing into dropping Pogba and Lukaku. They do not seem remotely interested, and they're just not good enough.

'Lukaku is not scoring goals at the moment. And when is not scoring goals, what is he good for? Nothing. He brings nothing to the table.

'When it comes to Pogba. It's just another drama, another chapter in the life of him. He was atrocious against Southampton and did not deserve a game for a game like Arsenal.

Pogba too, 'You can see the mood of the fans changing, and their attitude and tolerance towards Pogba too.

'It's rare that United fans would boo a player, but they're getting sick of his behavior. There are not many fans that would be sad to see him go. '

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