The Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has tested positive for COVID-19.
The 27-year-old has been withdrawn from the France squad due to play Sweden in Solna on September 5 and Croatia in Paris on September 8.
He has also been replaced in the France squad by Rennes’ 17-year-old prodigy Eduardo Camavinga.
France team coach Didier Deschamps made the announcement at this lunchtime’s press conference, saying:
‘There is a last minute change to our list.
‘Paul Pogba was originally on the list.
‘Unfortunately for him he did a test yesterday and it was confirmed positive this morning.’
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