However, on his future, Pogba added in the Canal Football interview: "For now I'm at Manchester United, I really only think about the present".
United have proven their mettle by winning important games against other top sides recently, including coming from behind against Tottenham on Saturday to reach the FA Cup final.
"Clearly it was a match-defining moment", Hughes said.
This latest semi-final victory (another big game), when many expected his United team to fall short, further illustrates why you should never write him off. The likes of Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen are being watched by many of Europe's elite and neither would want to stick for the long-term, without trophy success.
United suffered a humiliating home defeat to West Brom last Sunday, but bounced back with a 2-0 win away at Bournemouth on Wednesday. United's boisterous support can be confident in a better tomorrow.
Given their long-running feud, there will be as much attention on the two managers on Cup final day as there will be on the players. We can finish second with six more points.More news: Earth Day 2018: Twitterati Emphasizes to Cherish The Mother Earth
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With a greasy pitch and slightly cooler temperatures, we had the flawless conditions for a great game of football.
No one can deny that Mauricio Pochettino is a special manager.
They weren't even playing at Old Trafford today..
"I'm pleased for both, for both, because in the last game against Burnley we started the game with both players and they showed a great link-up".
Like Conte, who he will face in their upcoming Wembley decider on 19 May, Mourinho will be keen to end this season on a high with an FA Cup winners' medal.
"We have ahead four games we need to be sure to play Champions League and for sure it will be a successful season if we are able to keep our position". But then a good reaction and a good goal.
Despite being a serial trophy-collector during his glittering career, Mourinho only had eyes on the seven points his team need to guarantee finishing as runners-up to an "untouchable" Manchester City in the Premier League.