Tanguy Ndombele

Tottenham midfielder Tanguy Ndombele, Pogba’s teammate in the national side has also tested positive for COVID-19. He will be spending 14 days of self-isolating.

The news was confirmed by France head coach Didier Deschamps as he report the players for the upcoming games. France are set to play against Sweden in Solna on 5 September.

Pogba was due to be called up but has been replaced by 17-year-old Rennes midfielder Eduardo Camavinga.

Deschamps told a news conference: “I’ve completed at the very last minute a change in the list, because Paul Pogba, who was previously on the list, unfortunately for him he carried out a test yesterday which was returned as positive this morning.

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