Paul Pogba: Man Utd Midfielder’s Return From Injury Hit By Illness

by: - December 17, 2019
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(BBC Sport) Paul Pogba’s Manchester United comeback is set to be delayed after he missed two days’ training because of illness.

The France midfielder was expected to return to training this week after recovering from the ankle injury that has kept him out since September.

Pogba attended his brother’s wedding in France on Friday, but needed a check-up with United’s doctor on Saturday. His symptoms worsened on Sunday.

“He’s been struck down ill,” United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said.

“He’s been off two days, which is not beneficial. It’s probably set him back quite a bit.”

Pogba has played only six times this season, having required surgery to correct his ankle problem.