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Paul Pogba out for ‘a few weeks,’ says Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says midfielder Paul Pogba will be out for "a few weeks'' because of a thigh injury.

By: AP |
February 8, 2021 9:52:13 pm
Paul Pogba, Paul Pogba Manchester United, Manchester United Paul Pogba, sports news, indian expressPogba joined United in 2016 for a second spell at a club where he came through the academy, before moving to Juventus in 2012. (AP/FILE)

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba will be out for “a few weeks” because of a thigh injury, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Monday.

The France international was forced off near the end of the first half of United’s 3-3 draw against Everton in the Premier League on Saturday.

“Paul has been very important for us and we’re not going to take any risks,” said Solskjaer, speaking ahead of United’s FA Cup fifth-round match against West Ham on Tuesday. “A few weeks, definitely.”

After a slow start to the season, Pogba has been enjoying some of his best form since returning to United in 2016 for a second spell at the club, scoring winning goals against Burnley and Fulham last month to help the team stay in contention for the league title.

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“Paul was really finding his form and enjoying his football,” Solskjaer said.

“We’ve been very healthy and strong for a long period so we can’t moan too much.”

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