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World-record signing Paul Pogba won’t play this weekend and some Twitter fans aren’t best pleased

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Paul Pogba will not play in Manchester United’s opener against Bournemouth on Sunday due to a suspension he received in Italy, at former club Juventus, which the FA have upheld.

The ban relates to two yellow cards Pogba received in the Coppa Italia last year. The second card was issued in the final of the Italian competition, which was his last game for Juventus.

Pogba was a tough tackler in the Italian domestic cup and Serie A (Carlo Baroncini/AP)

The Manchester United man joined the club for a world-record £89 million on Monday and fans were looking forward to seeing him play.

Can't wait to see pogba back in the premier league🔥 #pogback #6⚽️✨

— Harrison Edwards (@h_edwards10) August 9, 2016

United manager Jose Mourinho said: “I didn’t know if a suspension from Italian football would be for the corresponding competition in England, which would be the first FA Cup match, so I was waiting for the decision.”

Pogba recieved 24 yellow cards and one red over his Juventus career (Christophe Ena/AP)

Others were just as surprised by the development and took to Twitter to show their confusion and displeasure.

Bloody hell! One more week to watch Pogba in action because of the damn yellow card!

— KiraNinho  (@KeyRun_88) August 12, 2016

Why does Bournemouth get an advantage because Pogba had two yellows in a game in the Italian cup?

— Rumpelstiltskin (@zzyzx91) August 12, 2016

We all wanted to see pogba this weekend…even our rivals wanted to watch him.😢😢

— Lex (@JustSegun) August 12, 2016

Some were more understanding though.

No need to be upset about pogba not playing the first match.. He was unlikely to play after just 2 training sessions since his holiday..

— Jaffery Fernandes (@Jaffery45) August 12, 2016

Pogba was never gonna play anyway so idk why everyone is overreacting. It means nothing

— Jamie (@Jamiee_Russell) August 12, 2016

Pogba suspended…
No worries!!!#GGMU ❤

— King Sandy (@KingSandy11) August 12, 2016

Not looking to elaborate on his thoughts Mourinho said: “I don’t speak about suspended players or injured players, I speak only about the ones that are ready to play. So I forget Paul for a few days.”

Until next Friday’s game at home to Southampton, fans will probably have to do the same.

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