MANCHESTER: World-document signing Paul Pogba won’t be obtainable for Manchester United’s first recreation of the Premier League season as he’s serving a ban carried over from his time at Juventus.
And it has taken United supervisor Jose Mourinho abruptly.
England’s Soccer Affiliation stated Friday that Pogba collected a one-match ban after being booked twice within the Coppa Italia on the finish of final season. The suspension has been transferred to England.
The France midfielder, signed for $116 million this week, should sit out United’s away match towards Bournemouth on Sunday.
Mourinho stated he solely acquired the knowledge on Wednesday — a day after Pogba accomplished his protracted switch.
“I knew the state of affairs with the yellow playing cards,” Mourinho stated, “however I did not know at the moment if an accumulation of yellow playing cards (in Italy) would convey a participant suspension (in England).
“I did not know if a suspension from Italian soccer can be for the corresponding competitors in England, which might be the primary FA Cup match. I did not know so I used to be ready for the choice.”
Pogba’s first recreation in his second spell at United could possibly be a house match towards Southampton on Aug 19.
Mourinho appeared to not be bothered. “I do not discuss suspended gamers or injured gamers, I converse solely concerning the ones which are able to play,” Mourinho stated. “So I overlook Paul for a couple of days. “
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