Pogba Pulls Out Of France Squad With Injury

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Updated November 9, 2021
Manchester United’s French midfielder Paul Pogba reacts after losing the UEFA Champions league first leg quarter-final football match between Manchester United and Barcelona/ AFP


Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has been ruled out of France’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers with a thigh injury suffered in training on Monday, the French Football Federation said.

The 28-year-old limped out of training at France’s Clairefontaine base after taking a shot.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Man United side are next in action on November 20 at Watford in the Premier League.

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The FFF said Pogba was the “victim of an injury to the quadriceps of the right thigh”.

France host Kazakhstan on Saturday knowing victory would secure a place at next year’s World Cup, before their final Group D game in Finland next week.

Roma midfielder Jordan Veretout has replaced Pogba in the squad.