Paul Pogba has shown support to fellow Frenchman Blaise Matuidi after the Juventus midfielder tested positive for coronavirus.
Matuidi was confirmed on Tuesday as the second Juve player to have tested positive for COVID-19 (via Calciomercato), with Daniele Rugani being another case announced earlier this month.
The Manchester United midfielder is seen training in a ‘Matuidi 14’ shirt in the video below, opined by Victor Lindelof sporting a ‘Ekdal 6’ jersey in support of the defender’s Sweden teammate Albin Ekdal – who is one of five Sampdoria players to be infected by the virus.
Check out the video below (via Paul Pogba’s official Instagram):
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🇬🇧 Supporting our Juventus and Sampdoria friends @blaisematuidiofficiel, @albinekdal and all athletes and people around the world who are facing this difficult moment.⠀ ⠀ Be strong, #StayAtHome and be safe 💪🏾!⠀⠀ ⠀ New training camp is called …⠀⠀ Quarantine PP Arena, open 24/7! 🏋🏾♂⠀⠀ Having fun working at home 🏠 with my brother @victorlindelof!⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ (I know the cheeky ones will talk about the Juventus jersey 😏 I’m just supporting my friends … that’s all, nothing more 😁).⠀ ⠀ ⠀ 🇮🇹 A sostegno degli amici di Juventus e Sampdoria @blaisematuidiofficiel e @albinekdal e di tutti gli atleti e le persone del mondo⠀ ⠀ Siate forti, #StayAtHome e fate attenzione 💪🏾⠀ ⠀ Il nuovo campo di allenamento si chiama… ⠀ Quarantena PP Arena, aperto 24 ore su 24 🏋🏾♀⠀ Mi diverto ad allenarmi a casa 🏠 con il mio amico @victorlindelof!⠀ ⠀ (So che qualche malizioso parlerà del fatto che indosso la maglia della Juventus 😏, ma lo faccio solo per dare un segno di supporto al mio amico, non c’è nessun’altra ragione 😁).
United supporters should be exited to see Pogba back in training, even if it’s in the comfort of his own home with players told to stay away from Carrington.
These are challenging times for everyone. Stay safe.
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