Man Utd confident Paul Pogba will be fit to face bitter rivals Liverpool despite reports he’s fractured his toe

PAUL POGBA is winning his race to be fit for Manchester United’s huge clash with Liverpool after the international break.

The French World Cup winner has played in just two of United’s last seven games.

Man Utd confident Paul Pogba will be fit to face bitter rivals Liverpool despite reports he’s fractured his toe2 Paul Pogba is winning his race to be fit for United's game against LiverpoolCredit: PA:Press Association

He aggravated an ankle problem in the home draw against Arsenal and missed the trip to AZ Alkmaar as Ole Solskjaer feared the artificial pitch in The Hague would cause him more problems.

He subsequently also missed The Red Devils 1-0 defeat at Newcastle and has been rehabilitating in the sun and heat of Dubai with a plastic cast around his right foot and ankle.

He posted a video of him working out with a message saying: "Almost there. Show off or motivation. You choose? Same result at the end anyway. #enjoyworking."

Reports in France have suggested Pogba also has a cracked toe picked up in the Carabao Cup game against Rochdale although manager Solskjaer made no mention of that when discussing his injury.

United will desperately need him for the Old Trafford date with Premier League leaders Liverpool a week on Sunday.

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SunSport revealed on Tuesday how Solskjaer told the players after the defeat at Newcastle that he could be sacked if they get thumped by Jurgen Klopp’s side.

United have had their worst start to a season in 30 years and stand 12th in the League just two points above the relegation zone.

Liverpool by contrast have had a perfect start to the season with eight straight wins that have put them eight points clear at the top ahead of champions Manchester City.

Man Utd confident Paul Pogba will be fit to face bitter rivals Liverpool despite reports he’s fractured his toe2 The Frenchman recently posted a video of himself working out in Dubai

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