Paul Pogba reveals what he said to Jon Moss after second foul against Swansea

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Paul Pogba maintained his fine start to the new campaign by grabbing his second goal in as many games during Manchester United's 4-0 win over Swansea on Saturday.

Jose Mourinho's men put in another assured performance to coast past the hosts at the Liberty Stadium in the early kick off on Saturday afternoon.

Pogba was involved heavily throughout, although was somewhat fortunate to avoid receiving a second booking early on in the first half.

It was the Frenchman's header just before the interval that Lukasz Fabianski parried, only for Eric Bailly to convert the rebound and break the deadlock.

Pogba then scored a delightfully chipped finish, in between strikes from Romelu Lukaku and Anthony Martial, in a four-minute triple salvo to kill the game off late on.

However, it could have all been very different for Pogba and co. had referee Jon Moss not been lenient with the former Juventus midfielder.

The French international deservedly first went into the book for a cynical challenge on Tom Carroll in the 26th minute.

Just four minutes later, Swansea fans were demanding a second yellow card be issued after Pogba fouled Martin Olsson.

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It wasn't a particularly dangerous tackle but certainly a risky challenge to make having just been booked.

Nevertheless, Moss opted to issue the Man Utd star a final warning and after the game, Pogba revealed what he said to the official.

When asked by Sky Sports whether he thought he was going to be sent off, the 24-year-old replied:

"To be honest no," as per M.E.N.

"The second one, no, the first one, I saw it again it's a yellow card, we had a lot of pressure and we were not in the best moment and I was doing some stupid fouls.


"But the second one I wasn't worried, so for me it wasn’t a foul. And that’s why I laughed with him when he talked to me, I said: 'Are you serious?' So it’s okay."

Even just two games into the season, Mourinho's Man United squad look a formidable opposition.

And Pogba insists confidence within the team is sky-high after back-to-back 4-0 victories.

He added: "I think we’re more confident [than last season], we know each other more, now it’s the second year, in the first year, you have the first year with the manager, you have to change the team, it’s not easy, and we still won trophies.

"This season, we're more confident, everybody knows each other, we work for each other and that’s easier for us."

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