Man Utd stars Ibrahimovic and Pogba fit to face Newcastle

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Paul Pogba are both fit for Manchester United’s clash with Newcastle, manager Jose Mourinho has confirmed.

Ibrahimovic has not appeared for United since April after suffering a serious knee injury, though that did not deter the Red Devils from offering him a fresh one-year deal.

Pogba, meanwhile, has been missing since September after suffering a hamstring injury during United’s victory over Basel.

But the pair are both now ready to return alongside Marcos Rojo, who made his return from a knee injury during United’s Under-23 clash with Athletic Club.

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Speaking to MUTV, Mourinho confirmed their availability, saying: “The players that stayed here and [were] recovering from injuries, even the ones that are recovering from big injuries, they are ready to play.”

When pushed on which specific individuals were fit, he responded: “Pogba, Ibrahimovic and Marcos Rojo.”

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