midfielder will miss Thursday’s tie at AZ Alkmaar because of a foot injury.

Pogba, 26, played the full game against Rochdale in the Carabao Cup and game against , but is troubled with an ongoing foot issue.

Winger and defenders Luke Shaw, Phil Jones and Aaron Wan-Bissaka also miss the trip, but teenager Brandon is included.

United opened their Group L campaign with a 1-0 victory over Astana.

Diogo Dalot and Angel Gomes are available but France World Cup winner Pogba is the big miss for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s side, although no timeframe was given for his return.

The club said: “Following a specialist’s opinion, requires a period of further rest and conservative treatment for the foot injury he sustained during the game against in August. Updates will follow in due course.”

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