Man United star Paul Pogba to miss AZ Alkmaar clash with foot injury

Press Association Sport 15:38 02/10/2019
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Paul Pogba has not travelled to Holland for Manchester United’s Europa League clash with AZ Alkmaar following specialist advice about a foot injury.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side continue their Group L campaign in The Hague on Thursday night, when the World Cup winner will be among a number of high-profile absentees.

Pogba played the entirety of last week’s Carabao Cup penalty shoot-out win over Rochdale and Monday’s 1-1 Premier League draw with Arsenal, but an ongoing foot issue means he will not be heading to Holland.

The club said: “Following a specialist’s opinion, Paul Pogba requires a period of further rest and conservative treatment for the foot injury he sustained during the game against Southampton in August. Updates will follow in due course.”

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