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Man Utd boss Solskjaer warns Pogba over playing return

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer says they can't afford to ease Paul Pogba back into the first team.

Solskjaer has warned Pogba he must hit the ground running on his return from injury if he wants to regain his place in the Manchester United team.

The Frenchman has been ruled out of action since the draw with Everton at the beginning of February but is edging closer to a comeback.

He is yet to begin training again with his teammates as he continues to nurse a thigh injury, and United could well be out of the title race by the time he is fit again.

Asked if we would see Pogba in any of United's next six fixtures, Solskjaer replied: "I hope we will. Definitely. He's very positive.

"He's working really hard and he knows when he gets back, we haven't got two or three games to give him time to play himself into form, so he's working hard.

"When you've got the quality of Paul, his fitness is the main thing - and mentality. You know when the sun is out in Manchester, there's nothing to complain about."

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