"Pogba was a cheap player".
Mourinho's next game will be against Carvalhal when Swansea travel to Old Trafford after the global break.
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The France global has been disappointing this season and was publicly criticised by Mourinho after being hauled off during the defeat at Newcastle earlier this month.
The top player on his hit list are Bernabeu stars Raphael Varane and Toni Kroos as Mourinho looks to import quality into defence and midfield. However, even though Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane is an admirer of his countryman Pogba, the Los Blancos boss would reportedly prefer David De Gea.
United have made progress under Mourinho this season but would do more in the transfer market in order to challenge rivals Manchester City next season.
The France legend has come under fire for failing to successfully defend Real's league crown this term, but his hero status with the Spanish giants - coupled with Real's progression to the Champions League last eight - has given him a stay of execution. "Manchester United may have saved 100 million on Pogba". Alex Sandro, the agile Juventus left-back who can run down and be effective in attacks can be a ideal buy for Mourinho as he largely suits his style of play and will solve the manager's Luke Shaw crisis but the Serie A giants will have to be convinced and paid well to let go of their prized possession.