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Manchester United Player, Paul Pogba Tests Positive For Coronavirus

Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus.

Manchester United football player, Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus.

Manchester United Player, Paul Pogba Tests Positive For Coronavirus 1

The 27-year-old midfielder has been left out of France’s squad for their upcoming Nations League matches next month.

Pogba was due to be called up but has been replaced by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele – Pogba’s teammate in the national side – has also tested positive for COVID-19 and will both spend 14 days self-isolating.

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France boss Didier Deschamps said: “I had to make a last-minute change to this list, because Paul Pogba was planned to be in this list but unfortunately for him, he took a test (for COVID-19) yesterday which turned out to be positive today, so at the last minute he was replaced by Eduardo Camavinga.”

France are scheduled to play Sweden in Solna on 5 September and Croatia in Paris on 8 September 2020.

Pogba will also will miss the start of the club’s pre-season preparations next Wednesday while Ndombele will also be unable to train with Tottenham.

KanyiDaily had reported how Paul Pogba bought each of his France teammates a diamond-encrusted ring to celebrate their World Cup triumph two years ago.

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