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Karma strikes with classless Paul Pogba set to miss Manchester derby

On the heels of some downright shameful remarks where he wished injury on fellow professionals, Paul Pogba was dealt a dose of karma in Manchester United’s 3-1 win over Arsenal on Saturday night.

The 24-year-old was given a red card for a foul on Hector Bellerin, which rules him out of next weekend’s Manchester derby.

Of course, Pogba’s absence guarantees nothing for the Blues, with United fully capable of getting a result without him, but it seems quite fitting that he should be forced to watch from the sidelines next weekend after his comments.

Speaking to BBC Football Focus, Pogba said about Manchester City: “Some day I hope they are going to slip and I hope, and I know that it’s bad to say things like that, but I hope for us that some very important players get injured.

“Just like what is happening with us because every time we are having important players that get injured and missing important games.

“If that happens to them as well then maybe it will make a difference. It might be a little touch that makes them weaker.”

It isn’t an injury he sustained, but perhaps he’ll eat some humble pie – especially if United lose next week’s Manchester derby with him missing from the team.

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