France midfielder Paul Pogba tests positive for COVID-19, out of national squad

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Updated: Aug 27, 2020 7:06 PM

The Manchester United midfielder's place in the squad will be taken by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga ahead of upcoming Nations League qualifiers against Sweden and Croatia.

The Manchester United midfielder’s place in the squad will be taken by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga ahead of upcoming Nations League qualifiers against Sweden and Croatia.  (Reuters file image)

France midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for COVID-19 and been left out of the national team squad, coach Didier Deschamps said Thursday. I had to make a change at the last minute because Paul Pogba was supposed to be in the squad,” Deschamps said.

Unfortunately for him, he had a test yesterday which was positive this morning. The Manchester United midfielder’s place in the squad will be taken by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga ahead of upcoming Nations League qualifiers against Sweden and Croatia.

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