MANCHESTER UNITED were put at risk of injury when Paul Pogba suffered a blow on duty in France.
That was announced yesterday pogba suffered a violent kick in the foot in Les Bleus’ last friendly against Ivory Coast on Friday, which saw him substituted in the 88th minute.
The midfielder missed training as a result and it is not certain he will feature in tonight’s game against South Africa at the Pierre Mauroy Stadium.
FranceThe 29-year-old’s medical staff will decide on the 29-year-old’s fitness sometime today.
If he were to miss it, he would be a doubt about Manchester United’s return.
The Red Devils will play Leicester on Saturday afternoon in a bid to get their top-four challenge back on track.
Pogba is expected to partner with France at the 2022 World Cup in Qatar this winter.
But before he embarks with the Tricolores to help them keep their crown, he must make a decision about his future United Contract expires in June.
The ex-Juventus star’s next move is uncertain but he has recently hinted that he might actually sign a new deal with the Red Devils.
Pogba said: “Nothing is decided about my future, nothing is done.
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“I can make a decision tomorrow, just as I can make a decision during the transfer window. I want to bounce back and end the season well.
“Total [playing for France is a breath of fresh air]. That’s the truth. There have been difficult moments at United and I needed this break to get my energy and confidence back.
“Sometimes when I haven’t played or the results haven’t been good, coming here gives me a boost, a breath of air that also helps me get back to my club well.”
Reigning world champions France are also without Monaco star Aurelien Tchouameni in today’s game against South Africa.
Tchouameni who has been combined with a move to United recently has to do with fever.
https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/18096680/paul-pogba-manchester-united-france-world-cup/ Paul Pogba raises injury scares for Man Utd as he misses training in France and has doubts about South Africa clash