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Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has reported the injury of midfielder Paul Pogba ahead of the Europa League round of 32 against Real Sociedad.
Pogba has been sidelined with a thigh injury since the 3-3 Premier League draw against Everton on February 7 and it looks like he won’t be back in action until the end of the month.
Speaking at a press conference today, Solskjaer said that Pogba is recovering well from the problem, but will not be returning to the field of play for the next few weeks.
“Paul, he’s recovering well, he’s starting treatment, there are still a few weeks left, so he won’t play in February, that’s for sure,” he said. Manchester evening news.
Along with Pogba, Edinson Cavani and Donny van de Beek are unavailable for the game with muscle injuries, while Anthony Martial and Scott McTominay are taking minor blows.
“Other than that, a couple of doubts,” Solkjaer added. Anthony (Martial) and Scott (McTominay), so we’ll have to check them out tomorrow. Donny and Edinson will definitely not be traveling. They are injured, muscle injuries. “
The Red Devils have struggled to maintain consistency over the past few weeks and have only won two of the last six games in all competitions.
Their record against La Liga rivals has been poor in recent years and they have failed to win any of the previous nine games.
Solskjaer hopes his team can end the streak and gain a lead in the first leg from the Juventus stadium tomorrow night.
Statistics from Transfermarkt.com and Eurocupshistory.com