Paul Pogba was not retained by Juventus Turin for the Europa League match against Friborg this Thursday evening (9 p.m.) for “disciplinary reasons” after arriving late at the rally on Wednesday evening, we learned within of the club.
The star of the Blues, back on the pitch last week for the first time since a knee injury in July, is the conspicuous absent from the list of summons revealed by Juventus on its site. This non-convocation is not linked to a new physical problem but has a “disciplinary reason”, an internal source at the club told AFP.
Pogba arrived late on Wednesday evening for the team gathering organized to prepare for the match against Freiburg in the round of 16 first leg of the Europa League, the source continued, confirming information from several Italian media.
The “Pickaxe”, 29, made his return to competition on February 28 by coming into play against Torino (4-2) then played a few minutes again against AS Roma (0-1) on Sunday. He is still looking for rhythm after having missed the whole start of the season and the World Cup-2022, due to his right knee injury at the end of July, which required an operation at the beginning of September.