Spur vs Man Utd: Pogba injury update & possible Adidas problem for the Utd star

The Red Devils flew to Dubai on Sunday for a warm weather training camp, but Paul Pogba wasn’t with the rest of the United squad when they left the UK.

Manchester United will face Tottenham in the Premier League at Wembley on Sunday.

Confirmation later came in that the midfielder had stayed in England for treatment on an injury suffered at Newcastle United, but on Tuesday, Man United clarified that Pogba is back with the squad in Dubai.

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Paul Pogba has stayed behind for more treatment on injury he sustained against Newcastle but is expected to join @ManUtd training camp in Dubai. They return on Thursday.

— Simon Stone (@sistoney67) January 6, 2019

The club have released a series of photos of Pogba in training.

You can see other Manchester United training photos in Dubai here.

Though there’s been no official update on Pogba’s injury status, the sight of him running and using weights is positive.

There is no cause for alarm that the Man United midfielder may be out for the Tottenham game.

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After five wins on the bounce, Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will face a big challenge against Tottenham.

Spurs currently sit third in the Premier League with 48 points, while Man Utd are sixth with 38 points.

When both teams clashed at Old Trafford back in August, Tottenham won 3-0. Harry Kane opened the scoring before Lucas Moura netted a brace.

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When Pogba was photographed in the airport as he left Manchester to head to Dubai, Eagle-eyed observers paid attention to Pogba’s top as he travelled.

Pogba is one of Adidas’s biggest football stars in their portfolio yet the Man United midfielder was wearing a Colin Kaepernick hoodie.

Kaepernick was the face of Nike’s last major advertising campaign.

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There are now fears in some quarters Pogba may possibly be in trouble with Adidas for wearing Nike gear.

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