Pogba out of Juventus’ preseason tour, to miss start of Serie A season

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Juventus midfielder, Paul Pogba has been forced to miss their pre-season tour because of a knee problem.

Pogba returned to the Serie A club this summer, after he left for a second stint with Manchester United.

However, the Frenchman could be in a race to be fit for the new season, after picking up an issue in his lateral meniscus.

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This will see him miss Wednesday’s clash with Barcelona in Texas.

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“Following complaining of pain in his right knee, Paul Pogba underwent radiological examinations that revealed a lesion of the lateral meniscus.

“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 confirmed in an official statement on Monday.