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Pogba tests positive for coronavirus



Manchester United midfield maestro, Paul Pogba, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Pogba’s result came out this morning from a test conducted on his sample yesterday.

Reports say this development will rule him out of France’s UEFA Nations League matches and his club’s pre-season preparations.

The 27-year-old has been enjoying some downtime since Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side were beaten in the Europa League semi-finals in Cologne 11 days ago.

The World Cup winner was due to make his long-awaited return to Didier Deschamps’ squad in the upcoming Nations League double-header against Sweden and Croatia, only to be ruled out having tested positive for coronavirus.

France boss Deschamps said he has completed at the very last minute change in the list.

Pogba was a key member of the United squad after the coronavirus break gave the midfielder time to recover from an ankle issue that had blighted his season, preventing him from representing France since last June.

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