Paul Pogba makes second Juventus debut in pre-season win

Paul Pogba made his first Juventus look for six years because the Serie A giants performed Mexican membership Chivas Guadalajara in a pre-season match in Las Vegas on Friday night time.

Pogba has rejoined his former membership on a long-term deal till 2026 after changing into a free agent when his Manchester United contract expired in June.

It marks the beginning of the Frenchman’s second spell in Turin following the identical transfer he made in 2012 when he left United for Juve as a young person amid frustration at an absence of first-team probabilities.

Pogba made his title at Juve, earlier than heading again to Manchester in what was then a world file switch within the summer time of 2016. But issues finally soured for him at United beneath a succession of managers and so this summer time has nearly been like a profession reset.

Pogba began Juve’s 2-0 win over Chivas, with Gleison Bremer, Federico Gatti and Angel Di Maria additionally making their first appearances for the membership. Back within the quantity 10 shirt he beforehand vacated in 2016, Pogba had an early shot on course that drew a save from goalkeeper Jose Rangel.

Juve led 1-0 at half-time due to a strike from younger ahead Marco Da Graca, and boss Massimiliano Allegri made the modifications and fielded a very new XI for the second 45 minutes.

The second Juve objective got here 10 minutes from the tip by Mattia Compagnon.

Pre-season continues for Juventus on Tuesday once they play Barcelona in Dallas, earlier than touring to Los Angeles to face Real Madrid 4 days later.

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