Manchester United midfielder, Paul Labile Pogba, has tested positive for coronavirus, France head coach Didier Deschamps has Confirmed.
The 27-year-old has been left out of France squad to face Sweden and Croatia next month in the Nations League and Rennes teenager, Eduardo Camavinga has been called up to take his place.
The France gaffer Deschamps disclosed to reporters on Thursday that Pogba returned a positive test at short notice.
“At the last minute, we had to make a change to the list because Paul Pogba had been on the list but, unfortunately for him, he took a test yesterday that came back positive this morning, so at the last minute, he was replaced by Eduardo Camavinga.”
The Red Devils wishes Pogba a speedy recovery on social media
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France travel to face Sweden in Solna on September 5 before hosting Croatia three days later in Group A3, which also features Portugal.
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