Paul Pogba’s injury timetable
The Sun on Sunday believe they’ve got the inside scoop on when Paul Pogba will finally return to the pitch for Man United.
Sadly for the Red Devils, Pogba’s comeback isn’t going to happen anytime soon.
Pogba last played on September 12, 2017, but was forced off with a hamstring injury during the 3-0 win over Basel in the Champions League.
Manchester United have won all five games in the absence of Paul Pogba.
Spurs & Chelsea
The big update in the Sun is that Pogba is poised to be sidelined for at least another two months. Readers are told:
The club’s medical staff expect the Frenchman to be absent until the Christmas fixtures, ruling him out of key games against Tottenham and Chelsea and, potentially, the Manchester derby at the start of December.
Man United are currently joint top of the Premier League after seven matches.
Next weekend Jose Mourinho’s men travel to Anfield to take on Liverpool.
Prior to the Tottenham match at the end of October, United have games against Benfica, Huddersfield and Swansea.
Chelsea take on Man United at the start of November. While, looking slightly further down the fixture list, Arsenal host United on December 2, and it’s the Manchester derby against City on December 9.
Pogba’s running problems
Paul Pogba’s ongoing injury issues are also featured on the back page of the Star on Sunday.
According to the Star, Man United are worried that Pogba can’t run properly.
His running style has been highlighted as a possible cause for his ongoing hamstring injury. The tabloid go on to claim:
Man United are considering appointing a special coach to deal with Paul Pogba’s hamstring problems.
The France midfielder creates massive loads of pressure on his leg muscles through his heavy, powerful frame.
The Star’s update comes after reports did the rounds that United have banned Paul Pogba from playing basketball.
— Neil Henderson (@hendopolis) October 7, 2017