Pogba operates on the meniscus. Allegri: “The return in January”

The Frenchman decides to undergo the surgery

Paul Pogba undergoes an operation on the meniscus. The Juventus midfielder, stopped for the injury reported in July, tried to overcome the injury with conservative therapy. After almost a month and a half, however, he changed his mind. “This morning he went out on the pitch for the second time, he stopped and decided to have surgery. I hope he will be back before the World Cup with us, but just before the start of the World Cup. I have to be realistic, we will have him back in January”, he says. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri, in a press conference on the eve of the Champions League match with PSG.

“It will take 10 points to go through. We face an opponent who is among the strongest in Europe, this year he is my favorite for the final victory. Tomorrow Juventus will certainly have a great game from a technical point of view”, adds Allegri on the eve of the match against the French champions.

“Bonucci, Vlahovic, Rabiot and Perin are the only ones sure to play tomorrow night. I still have to decide on the others – adds the Juventus coach -. If we do the right things we can create dangers at PSG. It is an important test in a great stadium. . Tomorrow the match goes through the management of the ball, they have so much technique … We need some precautions, when we have the ball we must not concede, on the open field they are even stronger “.

Great praise to the opposing trident: Messi, Neymar and Mbappé. “Regardless of the position on the pitch, they are extraordinary players. We will have to be good at limiting them when they have the ball and especially when we have it.”