Coronavirus

Manchester United’s Paul Pogba tests positive for coronavirus

By David Prior at

Manchester United footballer Paul Pogba has tested positive for coronavirus, according to French media.

The 27-year-old, who lives in Hale Barns with pregnant wife Maria, has been withdrawn from the French international squad.

He will now have to spend 14 days in self-isolation, meaning he will miss the start of United’s pre-season training next week.

Pogba, who returned to Old Trafford in 2016 on a five-year contract for a then-record fee of £89.3 million, was spotted on a night out at the Cipriani restaurant in London on Saturday night.

Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele has also been removed from Didier Deschamps’ squad after being diagnosed with Covid-19.