Pogba banned for opener
MANCHESTER — Manchester United will be without world record signing Paul Pogba for their Premier League opener against Bournemouth tomorrow due to a suspension, the Football Association said yesterday. Pogba signed for United for £89 million (approximately R1.55 billion) on Tuesday, but he will have to wait to make his debut after the FA named the France international as one of four players who will be suspended for the opening weekend.
Pogba’s suspension has been carried over from Juventus’ Italian Cup campaign last season, where he picked up bookings in the semifinal against Inter Milan and the final victory over AC Milan.
Regardless of the suspension, it was unlikely that Jose Mourinho would have handed the 23-year-old his debut, with Pogba only recently returning from his holiday.— Reuters.
Love from United, as well as Senegalese defender Papy Djilobodji from Chelsea.
“The first game is always difficult and we start against a big team in Manchester City,” said Dutch forward Jeremain Lens, whose side avoided relegation by two