Paul Pogba Turns 27: How Manchester United, Juventus And Fans Wished The French Midfielder

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Manchester United midfielder and 2018 World Cup winner Paul Pogba celebrated his 27th birthday on Sunday. Here's how fans wished the former Juventus star.

Written By Sreehari Menon | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba celebrated his 27th birthday on Sunday, March 15. The footballing community wished the French midfielder, who lifted the 2018 FIFA World Cup. The former Juventus midfielder is currently nursing an injury and fans are hoping for a Paul Pogba return soon as United hope to seal Champions League qualification. 

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Paul Pogba birthday: Manchester United and former club Juventus wish Pogba

On Paul Pogba's birthday, Manchester United and Juventus tweeted a birthday wish for the French midfielder. Pogba, who graduated from the Manchester United academy, spent four seasons in Turin before sealing a then-world record £89 million transfer back to Old Trafford. In his time with Juventus, Pogba won the Serie A four times, while reaching the Champions League final once. He also won two Coppa Italia titles. A Paul Pogba return in the 2016/17 season saw Manchester United lifted the Europa League and the Carabao Cup. 

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Paul Pogba birthday: How fans wished the midfielder on his birthday

Paul Pogba transfer news: Pogba to stay at Manchester after Bruno Fernandes arrival?

Multiple reports suggest that Paul Pogba might end up staying at Manchester United after the arrival of Portuguese midfielder Bruno Fernandes. The former Sporting CP player has already set the stage alight and has claimed the Premier League Player Of The Month (POTM) in his first month in England. If reports are to be believed, Pogba might sign a new contract as he believes he and Bruno Fernades can form a potent midfield partnership. Pogba's current contract expires in 2021 but it also has a one-year extension option.

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Paul Pogba transfer news: Pogba return date close, might join the first-team action soon

Paul Pogba is currently nursing a troublesome ankle injury which has kept him out of action for the most part of the 2019/20 season. Pogba has made only six appearances for Manchester United this season but hopes to return to playing action soon and is expected to join first-team training in the coming weeks. Ole Gunnar Solskjaer revealed that Manchester United will train normally despite the Coronavirus outbreak and the suspension of Premier League and Europa League. 

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