It had been, more or less, for 48 hours now. It is now official. “Tomorrow Pogba and Vlahovic will be available,” Juventus Turin coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Saturday
at a press conference. “If they’re in the squad, that means they can play. It is obvious that they do not have 60 minutes in their legs, they will play 30 minutes maximum, ”added the coach of the Turin club. Juventus Turin receives Monza this Sunday (3 p.m.) in Serie A.
“They feel good… I think Vlahovic is in slightly better condition than Pogba, but in the last few days Paul has made some progress,” Allegri clarified. Serbian striker Dusan Vlahovic has also been sidelined for a long time (since October 25) due to pubalgia.
Pogba, 2018 world champion with the Blues, injured the lateral meniscus of his right knee in July and had to be operated on in early September, which deprived him of the World Cup-2022. Since his return to Juventus last summer from Manchester United, the 29-year-old French midfielder, who took part in a friendly confrontation against the U 23 of Turin on Thursday, has not been able to play a single official match. with the Bianconeri.
The Turin club is currently 11th in the league, after being penalized with a withdrawal of 15 points for having recorded capital gains deemed overvalued during player transfers. In addition to his injury, Paul Pogba had lived a turbulent summer and autumn on the family level after having denounced in a complaint in July extortion amounting to 13 million euros between March and July 2022. Five people including one of his brothers, Mathias, were indicted in this case. Placed in pre-trial detention on September 18, Mathias Pogba obtained his release on December 23.