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Pogba out of Juventus’ pre-season tour after knee injury


Paul Pogba to miss next leg of Juventus’ pre-season tour after knee injury

Paul Pogba will miss the next leg of Juventus’ pre-season tour of the U.S. after suffering a knee injury.

The 29-year-old France international rejoined the Serie A giants on a free transfer after his Manchester United contract expired earlier this summer.

He started the 2-0 friendly win over Guadalajara in Nevada on Saturday.

But, after six years away from Turin, he could now face a spell on the sidelines after Juventus announced he would not take part in the trip to Dallas.

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In the U.S., Juventus will face LaLiga side FC Barcelona.

“Following complaints of pain in his right knee, Pogba underwent radiological examinations which revealed a lesion of the lateral meniscus,” the club confirmed on their official website.

“In the next few hours, he will undergo a specialist orthopedic consultation.

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

Juventus start their Serie A season at home to Sassuolo on August 15.

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