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Manchester United Confirm Paul Pogba Will Be Out For ‘Few Weeks’ Due To Thigh Injury

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Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has on Monday confirmed that Manchester United will be without star midfielder Paul Pogba after he was forced off in the first half of United’s 3-3 draw against Everton on Saturday night.

He is set to be sidelined for few weeks due to thigh injury, he will miss key fixtures in FA Cup and Europa League in February.

Pogba has been in exceptional form, scoring pivotal goals against Burnley and Fulham in the Premier league and wining United’s player of the month for January.

He was performing well against the Toffees (Everton) in the first half, before he went down on the tuff signalling to the bench. He appeared to be suffering from an injury that has been diagnosed as thigh injury.

United boss, Solskjaer in an exclusive interview with MUTV on Monday, where he discussed Pogba’s injury said:

It’s an injury that will take a few weeks to heal. He just started his recovery working with the medical staff we’ll get him back as soon as safely as we can.

Of course, Paul has been very important for us and we’re not going to take any risks. [so it is] A few weeks definitely. You never want to be injured and, especially, now Paul was really finding his form and enjoying his football.

For us, we just have to take as many points and wins as possible, when you lose players. We’ve been very healthy and strong for a long period so we can’t moan too much.

Pogba has established himself as a key player for United since returning from a previous injury in December, despite his controversial transfer saga fuelled by his agent Mino Raiola.

The 27-year-old, whose contract expires at the end of the next season, has started 11 of United’s last 14 games.

He is however set to miss Premier league fixtures against West Brom and Newcastle and the Europa league against Real Sociedad.

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