The world’s most expensive player, Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba, expects to return swiftly after suffering a hamstring injury against Rostov in the Europa League on Thursday.
Pogba, re-signed by United from Juventus for a world-record fee of £89million last August, was forced off in the 48th minute of the match at Old Trafford, a 1-0 win in the second leg securing a 2-1 aggregate victory and passage to the quarter-finals, where his side will face Anderlecht.
The 24-year-old has been relied upon heavily by manager Jose Mourinho, who described the cause of the France star’s injury as “an accumulation of fatigue”.
In a post on Twitter, Pogba, who is expected to miss approximately three weeks, wrote: “Merci for all support messages, can feel the good energy. Will focus 100 per cent on recovery and soon be #Pogback.”
— Paul Pogba (@paulpogba) March 17, 2017
United are away to Middlesbrough in the Premier League on Sunday, with Pogba also set to miss France’s upcoming matches against Luxembourg and Spain.
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