The 37-year-old's United career never truly recovered from that setback, making only seven appearances the following season before seeing his contract terminated in March of this year.
It is believed the Portuguese wants to add a centre-back to his squad at the turn of the year, with AC Milan's Alessio Romagnoli and Inter Milan's Milan Skriniar reportedly on his wish list.
'He's managed to win trophies at United.
The tall midfielder, said to be unsettled and chasing a move to Barcelona after being at loggerheads with manager Mourinho for the past year, has once again shown when it comes to being flashy on and off the pitch, there are few who can match him. Yes, I think there are things that should not be done from the players' side and from the manager and above.
"I think he (Pogba) has done it (public comments) on objective, and I don't think that is right", said Saha, speaking at the AFDP Spirit of Soccer launch. 'It's hard to set out on a kind of given pathway. I like to read good articles and a passionate football fan.
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'That's exactly where I am at now, trying to be as good as I can be and learn from the great Jose Mourinho at close quarters. I am there to do what he wants me to do, so it's getting the balance right'.
The comeback triumph has, for now, saved Jose Mourinho from the potential axe but the club need to get on a winning run at the earliest, if they are get the season going and achieve the minimal aim of reaching the top four.
The ex-Tottenham and West Ham player is not the first United star to get a chance to coach at the club he loves - a bond that is plain to see in his upcoming autobiography "Between the Lines". So, I am totally aware of that.
"I couldn't have done it without them". Do you go straight into management? Other lads have gone straight into management.
"And I feel the team is good - it's progressing, becoming better".