Mundo Deportivo also claims that Mino Raiola, the player's agent, will try to work on the deal to take Pogba to the La Liga giants.
The France playmaker then continued to impress as the first half wore on at Old Trafford, leading his teammates by example.
Mourinho had more reason to be happy with his team on the pitch, although they weren't totally convincing by any means. "That's all I say".
The United manager claimed during the tour of the USA that Pogba's form had improved during the World Cup because he was free from distractions and fully focused on football.
Mourinho chose to name Pogba as captain in the absence of Antonio Valencia as United try to convince the 25-year-old midfielder that his long-term future lies at Old Trafford.
"Pogba was a monster", Mourinho said. "I am always confident, that's management". "I am someone who likes challenges and wants to progress and you have to leave it behind now".
"He's from the same country so I help him", Pereira told ManUtd.com. Mourinho showed the faith that he has in his midfielder by handing him the captain's armband against the Foxes and he took on the responsibility in fine fashion.
"[United] is a different team, obviously".
I am still enjoying playing football, I still love football and I still give my best with the team, for the team.
'When he started, I don't know what he was doing actually, just moving up towards the ball, you thought, "Oh no, start running quickly, you're not going to get enough power in it",' the United legend said on Sky Sports.
Pogba said "everybody was on the same page" in the France dressing room, from manager Didier Deschamps to the staff and players. We knew it was going to be hard because some of us, including myself, didn't have any pre-season games. It's going to be easier and it makes the team go higher.
Earlier in the month, reports from Martial's camp says he will prefer to join a club in England as he doesn't want to go outside of the EPL. "For me, it was a dream come true".