Paul Pogba: Man United star tests positive for coronavirus disease

Paul Pogba: Man United star tests positive for coronavirus disease

- Paul Pogba has been confirmed to have contracted the deadly coronavirus disease

- The Man United midfielder tested positive to the virus when he reported to camp for France's preparation for the Nations League

- The 26-year-old helped the Red Devils finish in third place in the Premier League last season and semi finalists in the FA Cup and Europa League

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Paul Pogba is the latest high-profile sports celebrity to test positive to the deadly coronavirus disease.

The Manchester United midfielder arrived in France ahead of the UEFA Nations League preparations and the midfielder tested positive to the virus when random tests were conducted on invitees.

The 27-year-old had a decent season for Ole Gunnar Soskjaer's side after overcoming a recurring ankle injury problem after the three-months break.

He helped the Red Devils book a place in next season's Champions League competition after finishing third in the Premier League last campaign.

Paul Pogba: Man United star tests positive for coronavirus disease

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United made it through the FA Cup semi finals as well as the Europa League last four but were defeated by Chelsea and Sevilla respectively.

Pogba's superagent Mino Raiola recently confirmed that Pogba will not be leaving the club in the summer and would commit himself to the Old Trafford club.

Tottenham midfielder has also tested positive and been removed from Didier Deschamps' Nations League squad.

He had his troubles making a statement with Spurs boss Jose Mourinho but the former Lyon star was able to overcome his challenges towards the end of the season.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling has been declared safe of deadly coronavirus despite appearing at a party with Usain Bolt in Jamaica last weekend.

Though the 34-year-old world record holder did not get so lucky as reports claim his test results came back positive on Sunday.

The eight-time Olympic champion confirmed on Monday, August 24 that he is currently on self-isolation as a precautionary measure curb the spread of the virus.

Legit.ng also reported that 100 and 200 metres world record holder Usain Bolt has tested positive for deadly coronavirus days after his 34th birthday.

The Jamaican hosted a number of stars including Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling in his home country as reported by Daily Mail.

Nationwide90FM reports that the greatest sprinter of all time will now be in self-isolation as a result of his present predicament.

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