PAUL POGBA is a doubt for tonight’s friendly with Kristiansund in Oslo due to a back complaint.
The Manchester United star, 26, missed a light session this morning at the Ulevaal Stadium behind closed doors.
Sources suggested the World Cup winner could still play against Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s hometown club.
But United’s boss may decide not to risk his talisman with 12 days to go before the season-opener against Chelsea.
Solskjaer could ring the changes anyway as he prepares for his side’s fifth match of a perfect preseason campaign to Australia, Singapore and China.
United are looking to make it five out of five after victories over Perth Glory, Leeds, Inter Milan and Tottenham.
Now, it appears Pogba may have played his last game for United – with Real Madrid launching a £145million bid for the Frenchman.
Bernabeu chiefs are aiming to bring in Zinedine Zidane’s No1 midfield target as their spending spree continues.
And Spanish outlet Sport claims they have made a formal approach to Manchester United, who want a deal wrapped up in ten days.
Pogba, 26, has been strongly linked with an exit after claiming he was looking for a “new challenge” earlier this season.
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But despite Spanish clubs being able to do business until the end of the month, United are unliely to sell after the English window closes on August 8.
United have lined up Sporting playmaker Bruno Fernandes and Lazio star Sergej Milinkovic-Savic as potential replacements.
And the stats suggest it’s worth Solskjaer going all out to land Fernandes…