Paul Pogba trains with Manchester United's reserves as return date is set

Gladys Abbott
November 12, 2017

In the social media clip, Griezmann can be heard shouting "mon ami" ('my friend') before going in for a hug with Pogba, who watched France's victory from the stands as he is now recovering from a hamstring injury.

With reports doing the rounds saying that he may be ready to make his comeback in United's meeting with Newcastle next week, Pogba has spent the worldwide break catching up with his France teammates after their Friday night victory over Wales.

Paul Pogba has backed his Manchester United team-mate Anthony Martial to make it into France's World Cup squad next summer in Russian Federation calling him "one of the best players I have seen". Since then Jose Mourinho's side have lost to the likes of Huddersfield and Chelsea.

According to ESPN FC, Pogba is training with United reserves at Carrington.

However, the former Juventus man has stepped up his recovery in order to make himself available for selection against Newcastle.

It would be harsh to say Manchester United are a one-man team but there is no doubt Paul Pogba has been missed.

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The 24-year-old was joined by Rojo and Carrick in the training session.

As for Rojo, he had a strong season for United in central defense and at left back in 2016-17 and has become an essential player for Mourinho.

Carrick has only featured for United once on September 20 in the Carabao Cup win over Burton Albion, but could be back by next week.

Paul Pogba, Marcos Rojo and Michael Carrick have all returned to training this week.

The Red Devils suffered a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on 5 November.

United's players will welcome Pogba back with open arms following what has been a tough period for the club.

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