Pogba’s uncertain future reportedly beckoned United to start considering their options at the club, and Kessie’s name was reportedly high up the list.
However, PSG’s interest in the goalscoring Ivorian could scupper any possible move, particularly with the excitement generating around the Parc des Princes.
Pochettino’s side recently beat Manchester City 2-0 in the Champions League, thanks to goals from Idrissa Gueye and Lionel Messi’s first goal at the club.
Their 100 per-cent winning start in Ligue One also means they already lead the French top division by nine points.
They lost the title to Lille last season; however, the reigning French champions had been forced to sell key players such as Mike Maignan and Boubakary Soumare this summer.
Lille currently find themselves in ninth position in Ligue One after a rocky start to the season which has seen them lose three of their first eight matches.