Paul Pogba posts cryptic message on Instagram after Manchester United win

United's performance on Friday failed to build on Paul Pogba's early penalty, as they were dominated by Leicester for spells before Luke Shaw scored an all-important second goal in the closing minutes.

But Pogba also had his say after the game, writing on Instagram: "I'll always give my best for the fans and my teammates no matter what's going on".

Less than two minutes into the Red Devils' opening game of the new Premier League season, Jose Mourinho's side were awarded a spot kick after Daniel Amartey handled inside the box.

United went on to win the match and give their season a flying start after a summer of reported misery at Old Trafford. One replied: "You sound like an 18 year old girl on Facebook with her cryptic status about her boyfriend".

"(Picking Pogba) was not hard, the decision belonged to him.

Reflecting on his first United strike, Shaw admitted he hit a career high under the lights at Old Trafford and is desperate to repeat the feeling over and over again. I think with everybody, all the players, all the team-mates, make you comfortable to wear this and proud to wear this.

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Quizzed about the conversation with Sanchez by Sky Sports after the 2-1 win, Pogba said: "We don't really have one [a designated penalty taker]".

Despite the rumoured transfer conflict between Jose Mourinho and Paul Pogba, Mourinho handed the captaincy to Pogba, and the French midfielder delivered in style.

"We don't have a penalty taker, it's how we feel and I chose to take it". "We played very well, the performance was OK".

The only thing missing from Leicester's display was a killer instinct in the final third before Jamie Vardy's second-half introduction, though his stoppage-time effort was too little, too late, as Shaw's first senior goal seven minutes from time proved decisive in the final reckoning.

Leicester have spent the past few weeks battling United, who tried to sign center-back Harry Maguire after the World Cup. Despite having their own well-formulated attacks, Mourinho's side often found themselves on the back foot and defending for long bouts of the game.Throughout the seasons, we have become used to an overtly attacking Manchester United side with a strong line of defence.

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