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Solskjaer drops Pogba injury update ahead of Sociedad showdown

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The World Cup winner has missed the last couple of games for his side due to a thigh injury he picked up in the draw against Everton.

Paul Pogba is still “a few weeks” away from regaining full fitness and returning to action, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has informed.

Manchester United had to make do without Pogba in their last two games with the midfielder having been forced onto the treatment table during the 3-3 draw against Everton on February 6.

While his absence did not exactly induce a state of panic in the team, the Red Devils did somewhat stumble without their record signing as they barely scraped past West Ham in the FA Cup 5th round and failed to win against relegation-threatened West Brom.

United have important fixtures coming up this month. They go against Real Sociedad in the Europa League on Thursday before taking on Newcastle United, Chelsea, and then leaders Manchester City in the Premier League.

And it seems Solskjaer will have to continue setting his team up without the Frenchman in each of those fixtures.

“Paul is recovering well,” said the Norwegian manager at a press conference. “He’s starting the treatment but it will still be a few weeks.

“He won’t be playing in February, that’s for sure, it’s still a few weeks before we see Paul definitely.”

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