Man Utd suffers blow as play-maker force out during International training
Paul Pogba could face a prolonged spell on the sidelines after suffering an apparent thigh injury, while on international duty.
The midfielder has missed Manchester United’s last two Premier League matches due to suspension
However, may now miss France’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers due to a muscular problem.
Pogba pulled up during a one-on-one shooting drill with the national side at their Clairefontaine training base on Monday.
Teed up for a shot on the edge of the area by France manager Didier Deschamps
The 28-year-old yelled out with pain as he struck the ball.
He immediately limped and held his right left – indicating to Deschamps that the issue was around the thigh area.
To minimalise the threat of any further injury
a hobbling Pogba was taken off the pitch as he was accompanied by a member of staff to a car before being driven away.
The injury will come of frustration to Deschamps as it was only Pogba
Bayern Munich right back Benjamin Pavard in training, with the rest of the squad given the day off after playing at the weekend.
Les Bleus have two World Cup qualifiers in the current international break with a home clash against Kazakhstan on Saturday and then a trip to Finland on November 16.
Four days later, under-performing United head to Watford in the Premier League
Although Pogba will serve the final of this three-match domestic ban.
After that, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s stuttering side head to Villarreal in the Champions League on November 23