“Paul Pogba was supposed to be on the list of players. Unfortunately for him, he got tested yesterday, which turned out to be positive this morning,” Deschamps stated.
Manchester United’s pre-season training begins on Wednesday. Pogba will miss this training camp. French for at least 10 days. Deschamps said in the final stages of announcing the team that the player’s test was positive.
According to French sports daily L’Equipe, Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Tanguy Ndombele also wasn’t involved in the France squad. He was in a 14-day quarantine after testing positive for Covid-19 several days ago.
Juventus’ Adrien Rabiot was also chosen by Deschamps, a remarkable option after French media reported in 2018 that the former PSG midfielder refused to be on the national team’s standby list for the World Cup in Russia.