Manchester United star Paul Pogba contracts COVID-19

By BBC On Thu, 27 Aug, 2020 15:56 | < 1 min read
Paul Pogba could be eligible for selection for United's Premier League opener against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on 19 September. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
Paul Pogba could be eligible for selection for United's Premier League opener against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on 19 September. [PHOTO | COURTESY]
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    Paul Pogba will miss France's Nations League game in Sweden on Saturday, 5 September and the home game against Croatia three days later.

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus, says France manager Didier Deschamps.

The 27-year-old will have to self-isolate for 14 days.

He will miss France’s Nations League game in Sweden on Saturday, 5 September and the home game against Croatia three days later.

However, Pogba could be eligible for selection for United’s Premier League opener against Crystal Palace at Old Trafford on 19 September.

Pogba will be replaced in the France squad by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

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