Pogba will not play again for Manchester United this season, says Ralf Rangnick

The France international limped off early on in Manchester United's midweek defeat to Liverpool, and Ralf Rangnick hinted that we won't see him again this season.

Paul Pogba's time at Manchester United has been underwhelming, and with his contract running out this summer, it could be time for the French star to end his spell at Old Trafford.

But while United still have five games remaining this season, it seems the 29-year-old will play no part in their final push, after he suffered an injury against Liverpool on Tuesday evening.

With United already trailing to an early Luis Diaz goal, Paul Pogba appeared to be struggling just 10 minutes into the clash with a calf injury.

He was substituted for Jesse Lingard, and United boss Ralf Rangnick has since confirmed that it's unlikely Pogba will feature again for the Red Devils this season.

"With Paul, as it seems after the scan we did the day before yesterday, it is very unlikely he will play until the end of the season again.

"The doctor told me it will take four weeks minimum for him to recover and the last game is the end of May.

"I don't think that it is very likely that he will be able to play again."

With Pogba having potentially played his last game in a Manchester United shirt, speculation has begun regarding where the midfielder could end up next season.

Should he decide to stay at Old Trafford, he'll be playing under the stewardship of Erik Ten Hag next season, after United confirmed on Thursday morning that the Dutchman will take charge of the side next season.

The Ajax manager is expected to spearhead the rebuild around Manchester United, and current interim boss Rangnick has rallied behind the 52-year-old as the right candidate for the job.

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"I knew that Erik was one of the candidates the board spoke to," he said.

"Obviously I told them, at least from what I have seen and known from people who had worked with Erik, that I think he would be a good choice.

"I still believe that he is a very good choice."

If Ten Hag is to enjoy Champions League football with United next season, then their clash on Saturday lunchtime against rivals Arsenal will be paramount to their chances.

The match in north London kicks off at 12:30 BST on Saturday.

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