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AC Milan’s Belgian forward Alexis Saelemaekers (L) and Manchester United’s France’s midfielder Paul Pogba go for the ball during the UEFA Europa League round of 16 second leg football match between AC Milan and Manchester United at San Siro stadium in Milan on March 18, 2021. Marco BERTORELLO / AFP

Paul Pogba returned from injury to score the winner as Manchester United beat AC Milan 1-0 on Thursday to advance to the Europa League quarter-finals 2-1 on aggregate.

World Cup winner Pogba had been sidelined for over five weeks with a hamstring injury.

But the 28-year-old Frenchman scored four minutes after coming off the bench at the start of the second half in the last 16, second leg clash at the San Siro.

Coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer welcomed Pogba’s return as “a big, big boost for us”.

“The boys have done remarkable without Paul but we know his qualities.

“He makes a very, very big difference to us. Paul has been working really hard, but you could see he couldn’t…



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