MOSCOW, Aug 9 France head coach Didier Deschamps in an interview Le Parisien expressed confidence that midfielder Paul Pogba will be able to take part in the World Cup in Qatar. It was previously reported that Pogba suffered a lateral meniscus injury and needs surgery, after which he will miss at least two months. He was expected to undergo surgery in the United States, but the footballer, according to media reports, refused surgery and chose an alternative treatment option. “We are talking about very sought-after players. Pogba and Kante have a lot of experience, they are leaders. Although you always need to train young Pogba is in touch with Pogba and his World Cup participation is undeniable,” Deschamps was quoted as saying by Le Parisien. In July, Pogba returned to Juventus from Manchester United. The contract with the midfielder is calculated until June 30, 2026. As part of the Italian club, the Frenchman became the champion of Italy four times, won the Italian Super Cup three times and the country's Cup twice. As part of the French national team, 29-year-old Pogba played 91 matches, scoring 11 goals. He won the 2018 World Championship in Russia with the team and became the silver medalist of the European Championship – 2016. The World Championship in Qatar will be held from November 21 to December 18, 2022.