Man Utd hold on to inflict first defeat on Watford

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The report states that though it might appear obvious that the 22-year-old France global is not in Mourinho's plans, the hierarchy inside Old Trafford is refusing to sanction his permanent departure because former club Monaco would be due "50 percent of the profits".

During United's summer tour to the United States, Mourinho hinted Pogba needed to show the same discipline at club level as he did with his country.

'Paul came back after the World Cup. Made an impact at both ends of the pitch. Subs: Femenia 6, Masina n/a, Success n/a. Subs: Martial 6, McTominay n/a.

With goals in each of England's two games over the global break, Marcus Rashford might have nailed down a starting place for his country. The delivery was flawless and Kabasele was there to meet it, but a fantastic save from De Gea ensured that the Red Devils bagged all three points.

But two goals in three first-half minutes from in-form Romelu Lukaku and Chris Smalling gave them valuable breathing space at half-time and ultimately paved the way to a victory that ended Watford's ideal record.

Buoyant United then almost grabbed a third but Foster saved well from Pogba as Watford kept the score at 2-0 at the break.

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Speaking on Sky Sports during their coverage of England's 1-0 win over Switzerland, as reported by TalkSPORT, Carragher urged the striker to consider a move for the sake of his career.

Despite the victory, United will be disappointed they allowed Watford back into a match that appeared won when Smalling's goal went in. The United centre-back chested the ball up and smashed home a left-foot finish reminiscent of many an accomplished striker. Matic receives his second yellow for barging into Hughes on the right.

In stoppage time, with United down to 10 men, Christian Kabasele headed for goal from six yards.

Lukaku has scored 20 goals in 39 Premier League apps for Man Utd; only three players have reached 20 PL goals for the Red Devils in fewer games than the Belgian - Ruud van Nistelrooy (26 games), Robin van Persie (32) and Dwight Yorke (34).

One stat highlights just how precocious Rashford is: He has scored in his senior United debut (as a late call-up for a Europa League match in February 2016), his Premier League debut, his England debut, his Champions League debut and also his first Manchester derby. The Hornets have lost 15 of those encounters.

That means if United want to make any significant money on the youngster they would have to sell him for northwards of £100m, a fee no club around Europe is willing to pay given his current form and lack of game time.

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