Pogba to have further tests on knee injury

Juventus say Paul Pogba has suffered a knee injury and he will have a “specialist orthopaedic consultation” to discover the extent of the problem.

The injury ruled him out of the Italian club’s friendly against Barcelona in Dallas on yesterday.

The 29-year-old rejoined the Serie A side this summer after his contract with Manchester United expired.

Juventus said Pogba complained of “pain in his right knee” and tests showed “a lesion of the lateral meniscus”.

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The club added: “In the next few hours he will undergo a specialist orthopaedic consultation.

“Therefore, in order to continue treatment, he is not taking part in the trip to Dallas.”

Pogba played for Juventus in their first pre-season game when they beat Mexican side Chivas Guadalajara 2-0 in Las Vegas. –BBC

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