Edwin Van der Sar is still a much-beloved figure amongst United fans and The Mail reports that he is one of Woodward's favoured choices to take up the position.
Pogba returned to United from Juventus, where he lifted four Serie A titles, in the summer of 2016 for a then world record fee of £89m.
According to the Daily Express, the Red Devils could make a shock move for La Galaxy striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic and also put in fresh bids for Tottenham Hotspur's Toby Alderweireld and Chelsea's Willian in the next transfer window.
However, Pogba - who could still leave despite last Thursday's English transfer deadline day as most European leagues keep their transfer windows open until the end of August - professed his deep love for the club.
Now Sunday World columnist McGrath has suggested Mourinho should change his tone when talking about Pogba in public, as he believes the £89m midfielder could be a talisman for United this season.
"I won't speak of any names, we have respect for all clubs and there are 20 days left", he told reporters (via Goal).
Pogba, who was dropped by Mourinho for both legs of the Champions League last-16 loss to Sevilla last term, said there were differences between playing for France and United.
"And wearing this armband, it's even more [special] because of the past, because of the players that played here, the people that have been wearing this".
"If I played Scott, I would have two kids and a new player [Fred] in midfield.
He should have given Pogba a public message of congratulations after winning the biggest prize in football and thanking his lucky stars that he was lucky to be working with one of the best midfielders in the world once again this season".
"I am the same, but it's a different team, obviously", said Pogba.
Emerging markets head for 'textbook currency crisis'
Aug 14, 2018 - 17:10
Since January, the Turkish lira has lost more than 34% of its value against the dollar, pushing up the price of everyday items. The US has refused to extradite Fethullah Gulen , who lives in Pennsylvania.
Solar eclipse will be visible in southern China on Saturday
Aug 14, 2018 - 15:41
A total solar eclipse - like the one that took place on August 21, 2017 - occurs when the disk of the moon blocks 100% of the sun. The next partial solar eclipse will occur on January 6, 2019, which will peak across the North Pacific and Northeast Asia.
Tesla's CEO Elon Musk sued for fraud
Aug 13, 2018 - 18:22
Musk's tweet stunned investors, with many raising questions about his claim that funding for the venture had been secured. Why did I say "funding secured"? Investors and analysts viewed PIF as a natural financing partner.
Trump in new Omarosa tape: "Nobody even told me about it"
Aug 13, 2018 - 18:00
But speaking on the NBC show Meet The Press yesterday, Ms Newman said that she had heard a tape of Mr Trump using the "n-word". The president told her that he didn't know what had happened, and he described the White House as a big operation.
Ronaldo In Intensive Care After Coming Down With Pneumonia
Aug 13, 2018 - 13:30
Staff at Can Misses Hospital said they were unable to give out any information for "data protection reasons". He picked up the Ballon d'Or award for the best player in the world in 1997 and 2002.
Arsenal without four senior players for Premier League opener against Man City
Aug 11, 2018 - 19:33
Petr Cech looks set to start for Arsenal as they host Manchester City on the opening weekend of the 2018/19 Premier League season. City travel to the Emirates Stadium this Sunday to take on Unai Emery's Arsenal , kick-off at 4pm (BST).
Transfer: Chelsea, AC Milan in advance talks over signing midfielder
Aug 11, 2018 - 18:51
AC Milan are expected to complete the loan deal for the Frenchman, in a bid to further bolster their squad options. The midfielder cost Chelsea £40m last summer but has struggled to settle in west London.
Download Fortnite for Android on non-Samsung phones
Aug 11, 2018 - 18:37
The Fortnite beta for Android was announced yesterday during the Samsung Galaxy Unpacked 2018 event by Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney. Epic has to share 30 percent of those purchases made on iOS devices with Apple due to the terms of the App Store.
Man United vs Leicester City, Premier League
Aug 11, 2018 - 17:56
For the very first time, the transfer window was hut just a day before the kickoff of new Premier League season. Having previously managed Barcelona and Bayern Munich, Guardiola is used to high expectations.
Stolen Plane Flies From Seattle, Crashes After Jets Scramble To Intercept
Aug 11, 2018 - 16:31
Royal King told The Seattle Times he was photographing a wedding when he saw the low-flying turboprop being chased by two F-15s. Air traffic controllers and pilots could be heard discussing a "ground stop" and dealing with a backlog of aircraft.
West Nile Virus found in chickens living in Kenner
Aug 11, 2018 - 11:40
Remove trash and clutter, including discarded waste tires, buckets, tarps and any other items that could collect water. Eighty percent of people infected with the virus have no symptoms, while 20 percent report a flu-like state.
Red Cross: Death toll rises to 50 in Yemen bus attack
Aug 10, 2018 - 11:27
The Red Cross Yemen branch noted that under worldwide humanitarian law, civilians should be protected during times of war. Saudi Arabia, the driving force behind a coalition of its Arab neighbors, saw no reason to apologize, however.
N. Korea urges United States to agree to declare end to Korean War
Aug 10, 2018 - 11:26
The Korean Peninsula is still technically in a state of war because the fighting ended with a cease-fire, not a peace treaty. The warnings come just days after North Korea's foreign minister called United States actions "alarming".
Melania Trump's parents become U.S. citizens
Aug 10, 2018 - 11:03
Amalija Knavs had harvested onions on her family's farm, then worked in a textile factory, and sewed her two daughters' clothes. The First Lady wears an nearly "naked" dress while accompanying her husband to the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit.
Manafort defense asks Gates about additional extramarital affairs
Aug 10, 2018 - 10:44
Manafort, according to Gates, assigned members of the Cypriot law firm as ghost directors of the shell corporations. Downing had agreed in a bench conference on Tuesday not to raise the subject with Gates, a court transcript showed.