Paul Pogba’s injury at Liverpool on Tuesday was overshadowed by Anfield’s tribute to Cristiano Ronaldo, bereaved by the loss of his newborn son. Released in the 10th minute during this large defeat of Manchester United (4-0), the 29-year-old midfielder, injured in the calf, has already finished his season.
It was his coach Ralf Rangnick who indicated this on Friday, during the press conference on the eve of the trip to Arsenal. “The doctor told me that he would need at least four weeks to come back, launched the German technician, relayed by the club’s website. As the last match is at the end of May, it is very likely that he will not be able to play again. »
ManU undergoing profound change
Exactly, the final meeting of the complicated season for the Red Devils, current 6th in the Premier League five days from the end, is scheduled for May 22 on the lawn of Crystal Palace. Pogba will therefore probably not play again for United, since he is coming to the end of his contract and an extension seems excluded in a club which will undergo many changes this summer, starting with the arrival of the current coach of the club. ‘Ajax Amsterdam Erik ten Hag.
PSG is one of the possible destinations for the 2018 world champion, who has appeared 27 times this season in clubs, in all competitions, including 20 in the Premier League (one goal, nine assists). More generally, his second stint at Old Trafford, since 2016 (after a first from 2009 to 2012), did not mark the minds of Mancunian supporters, despite the victories in the Europa League and the League Cup in 2017.