Carrick is hoping to become a manager in his own right and said he was trying to "learn from the great Jose Mourinho at close quarters".
"I've been lucky enough to experience that and take what I can from both of them".
"It really pleased me to hear Adil say that", Pogba told AFP.
Pogba is probably of more long-term use to United - he is an elite player, after all - but it never looks good when a player is backed over the manager.
Milinkovic-Savic has been regularly linked with a mega-money move away from Serie A, and United were reportedly one of several clubs queueing up to secure the 23-year-old. I like to read good articles and a passionate football fan. "I should pass, pass, pass". You should be like "I should score, score, score".More news: Fortnite goes physical* on Switch with Deep Freeze Bundle
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Prior to the World Cup, Pogba had stated his ambition of stepping up his role within the France squad, and he was credited by teammates with having given a number of inspirational dressing room speeches during Les Bleus' summer triumph.
He said the France captaincy was not one of his main goals.
"I don't think there's a right or wrong, I think it depends what fits at the right time for that individual and that's where I'm at right now".
Pogba insists he is the ideal go-between for the older players and younger members of Didier Deschamps' squad. "You don't have to be captain in order to speak, a leader is not someone who has the armband". An area United are certainly lacking in is the defensive part of the pitch and Milenkovic has been lauded by those watching him week-in-week-out in the Italian top-flight and he has been likened to former United legend Nemanja Vidic, who was a rock in United's defence alongside Rio Ferdinand.
"I can't pick one of them, but I sincerely hope it'll be one of those three, or even four because there's also NG (N'Golo Kante)".