Touched during the training camp with Juventus, Paul Pogba could already miss the next two months. But the Turin club already knows how to replace him.
Back to Juventus this summer, where he signed a four-year contract, Paul Pogba was supposed to wipe his half-hearted stint at Manchester United in order to bounce back before the next World Cup 2022, next November. But the return of the French international is not going at all as planned, because during the first pre-season training in Los Angeles, the French international midfielder, who returned to his former club this summer, had to shorten his session due to a knee problem.
After an official statement, Juventus assured that “Paul Pogba has undergone radiological examinations that have revealed an injury to the lateral meniscus. In the next few hours, he will undergo a specialized orthopedic consultation”. According to the Italian press, he could undergo surgery and be absent for the next two months. This could completely change the plans for the mercato, but the management of the Bianconera seems to have already found a solution.
Adrien Rabiot left to stay
According to Gazzetta dello Sport, Juventus would have decided to keep Adrien Rabiot to replace his compatriot, at least for the next two months. Announced on the departure, Adrien Rabiot had not participated in the American summer tour for personal reasons and had been sent to the reserve team, according to several Italian media. A return to PSG was also announced but, according to our information, this track has not been mentioned internally.
Eager to recruit a new element in midfield, OL had also inquired but Rabiot is not seduced by the idea of returning to France in a club that does not play the Champions League. The former Parisian could therefore take advantage of the absence of Paul Pogba to relaunch himself at the beginning of the season and secure a place at the next World Cup in Qatar. On the other hand, it is complicated for Pogba, who should miss several days of championship and the first two days of the group stage of the Champions League …