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Manchester United fears injury could stop Paul Pogba from taking part in Sunday’s derby clash with Manchester City after missing training on Friday.

The 25-year-old played the full 90 minutes against former club Juventus on Wednesday as Jose Mourinho’s side came back to secure a stunning 2-1 win in the Champions League.

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However, Pogba’s conspicuous absence from United’s training session on Friday raises injury scare ahead of Sunday’s derby at the Etihad Stadium.

United will be hoping that what is being described as a “little injury” will not keep the World Cup winner out against City.

It is understood that Pogba did indoor work at the Aon Training Complex on Friday as a result of the injury.

Romelu Lukaku is already a doubt for the derby, having missed the trips to Bournemouth and Juventus with a hamstring injury sustained last Friday.

The striker trained with the group this Friday, as did Alexis Sanchez, who took a blow in Turin.

Mourinho said ahead of the session: “Lukaku is training with the team this morning. We have of course one more session tomorrow, but if the answer is positive, he’s ready.

“But in this moment, I can only say he trains with the team. I don’t know his answer.”