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Wednesday 21 August 2019

Paul Pogba restored to Manchester United starting line-up for Newcastle clash

Zlatan Ibrahimovic was poised to make his Manchester United return against Newcastle
Zlatan Ibrahimovic was poised to make his Manchester United return against Newcastle

Paul Pogba returned to the starting line-up while Zlatan Ibrahamovic was on the bench for Manchester United's Premier League clash with Newcastle.

France midfielder Pogba has been out of action for the past two months with a hamstring injury while Ibrahamovic has not featured since suffering knee ligament damage in April.

The Swedish striker, whose initial contract at United expired at the end of last season, signed a new deal with the club in the summer.

Marcos Rojo, also sidelined with a knee injury since April, was named on the bench against the Magpies while defender Victor Lindelof made a first league start for United.

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