United's manager also argues that Rooney had an easier job scoring goals at United, because the Premier League was a more attack-minded competition for much of his time at the club.
Lindelof has yet to start a Premier League game for United.
Manchester United are lining up a sensational deal that will see them, if successful, shatter their own transfer record, by looking to land French flying winger Thomas Lemar from Monaco for around £100 million.
Marouane Fellaini, who was Pogba's substitute on Wednesday, went on to score a goal and assist another, and he will be more than eager to fill the shoes of the Frenchman. But United are on top form at the moment, and a win would secure them the top of the standings for one more week at least. Pogba will be out for "a few matches".
"Of course we feel sorry that we lose a player but we are calm and confident, because it is an opportunity for people who are ready to take it". Even Roberto Martinez at Belgium has given Fellaini a platform on the global stage having once questioned whether or not he'd be suitable for his kind of football at Everton.
Barring errors from both Phil Jones and Eric Bailly last weekend against Stoke, the Special One is expected to keep faith in the partnership of the duo that has only conceded just two goals thus far this season.
James McCarthy is a doubt due to a knee injury.
Long-term issues plague Yannick Bolasie, Ramiro Funes Mori and Seamus Coleman.
Manchester United are undefeated at home this season, notching three wins in three games across all competitions.
The Goodison Park side know all about the Belgium forward's threat after he scored 20-plus goals in each of his previous three seasons with the Toffees before his move to Old Trafford this summer.
I thought I would get a lot of game time here, more than I possibly would at Manchester United, and that was a massive factor in my decision.