Manchester United world record signing Paul
Pogba will not taste United’s first game of the 2016/2017 Premier League away to Bournemouth
on Sunday 14 August.
international became the world's most expensive player after completing his
move back to the Red Devils earlier
this week, signing a five-year contract at Old Trafford.
Football Association have confirmed that he will not be part of the opening
weekend clash due to a suspension that has been carried over from his time with
Juventus. Pogba was not expected to feature anyway having only recently
returned to training following an extended break after Euro 2016, but it has
now been confirmed that he is unavailable.
also be missing Chris Smalling for the opening game after he was sent off in
the FA Cup final, while Leicester City’s Robert Huth and Moussa Dembele of Tottenham
Hotspur are the only other players banned for the opening weekend.