Manchester United and France Midfielder, Paul Pogba could be set to miss the remainder of 2021 after sustaining a thigh injury while with France on International duties. The midfielder has withdrawn from the National team squad after sustaining the thigh injury
Pogba might be out for six to eight weeks, according to preliminary tests conducted by the French FA and communicated to United. Pogba is expected to travel to Manchester for further scans in order to provide a fuller image of the problem to the club’s medical team.
A statement issued by United on Tuesday read, “Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has withdrawn from the France squad due to an injury sustained in training on Monday.”
“The 28-year-old had joined up with his international teammates as Les Bleus prepare for important World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan and Finland. Unfortunately, Paul suffered a right thigh injury while taking part in a training session on Monday.”
“The French Football Federation has confirmed that Pogba will miss both of the country’s upcoming games in this November international break.”
Pogba was hurt during a shooting practice on Monday after linking up with his France colleagues as he has been serving a three-game suspension in the Premier League for his red card during the 5-0 loss to Liverpool.
Pogba, who has seven months left on his contract, would be out until early January if he was out for two months, missing as many as 12 games.