Manchester United sweating on fitness of Paul Pogba ahead of the derby

Manchester United sweating on fitness of Paul Pogba ahead of the derby

Manchester United have suffered an injury scare as Paul Pogba was forced to miss training on Friday.

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The talisman Frenchman featured for the whole game against Juventus but missed the Red Devils’ training session on Friday.

United take on arch-rivals Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday and they’ll be desperate for Pogba to be fit for the contest.

The world cup winner inspired United to a famous comeback win against City last season and the Red Devils will be hoping for a repeat performance.

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Briefly.co.za understand that Pogba did some basic indoor training on Friday, which suggests a minor niggle rather than a long-term injury.

Romelu Lukaku trained with the team on Friday as did Alexis Sanchez.

The Belgian missed the last few games due to injury but United have been on a great run of form in his absence.

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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