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Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said the team was disappointed after the club’s midfielder Paul Pogba was injured just 24 minutes after the first game of the season.

Juventus fans were stunned when Paul Pogba, who has not started a game for the club since joining them last summer, fell to the ground with a thigh injury during the first half of the game. with Cremonese on Sunday.

He picked up his first injury in a pre-season game days after leaving Manchester United for Juventus on a free transfer. Then he returned to full strength only to be injured in January without starting a match.

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A knee injury he sustained last summer forced him to miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar. When he returned to the team in January, he suffered a muscle injury that forced him into the treatment room again.

Unfortunately, the 30-year-old France international and 2018 World Cup winner will have to return to treatment for a left thigh injury, meaning he could be out before the end of the season.

“We were all disappointed, especially because he played quite well,” said the Juventus coach.

“It’s sad because he sacrificed so much to come back.

“He has pretty broad shoulders. There is always a risk when you go a year without playing, even more so when you start the game.

After Paul Pogba was substituted in the 25th minute against Cremonese on Sunday, Juventus beat the visitors 2-0 at the Allianz Stadium in Turin. The victory lifted Juventus to second place in the rankings with 69 points from 35 points, 3 points more than third-placed Inter Milan.

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