Wednesday March 18 2020
Pogba message for Matuidi

Paul Pogba released a video of his solo training sessions wearing a Juventus jersey, but assured he was just “supporting friends” Blaise Matuidi and Albin Ekdal after they tested positive for coronavirus.

Juve had two confirmed cases so far, Daniele Rugani and Matuidi, while Ekdal is one of several Sampdoria players who have been infected.

Manchester United midfielder Pogba has been repeatedly linked with a return to Juventus and acknowledged as much in his Instagram message.

“Supporting our friends Blaise Matuidi, Albin Ekdal and all athletes and people around the world! Be strong, stay at home and be safe!

“(I know the cheeky ones will talk about the Juventus jersey. I'm just supporting my friends ... that's all, nothing more).”

Pogba was specifically wearing Matuidi’s Number 14 Juventus shirt.

There are now 12 Serie A players confirmed positive for the coronavirus at Juventus, Sampdoria, Fiorentina and Hellas Verona.

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