Pogba has not played a minute for Juventus in the 2022/23 season since returning to this team in the last summer transfer window. The French midfielder is in the recovery phase of a thigh injury. It is expected that the French midfielder will only return to play in January 2023.
The fact that Pogba did not rest but decided to go skiing made This midfielder was criticized by many Juventus fans. One user wrote on social media: “How to recover from an injury if you go skiing? Please go back to Turin”. Another fan said: “Let’s go to the training ground, we are running out of patience.”
Salvatore Biscotti, the agent working in Italy, wrote on his personal page: “Earlier this year, Federico Chiesa could also travel but he decided to stay in Turin and train to heal the ligament injury. Currently. At the moment, Juventus pays Pogba nearly 10 million euros a year and watches him go skiing. Pogba has not played a game for the team.”
JuveFC, a site run by the Juventus fan association, asked “should Pogba stop receiving wages at Juventus until he plays?”. In the article, the author thinks that this is not included in the contract terms between the French midfielder and Juventus. However, Pogba’s meager contribution to the “Old Lady” made many Juventus fan associations feel uncomfortable.
Pogba missed the 2022 World Cup because of a thigh muscle injury in October. In mid-December, The Sun revealed that Juventus did not allow the midfielder born in 1993 to go to Qatar to watch the World Cup to focus on injury treatment. However, the media caught the midfielder and Zlatan Ibrahimovic at Lusail Stadium to watch the final between France and Argentina on December 18.
Juventus will face Cremonese in the round of 16 of Serie A on January 5. Pogba’s ability to play is still open.
Duy Luan | 21:00 December 29, 2022