Transfer: Real reason Pogba was asked to leave revealed

Mathias Pogba the brother of France's World Cup winner Paul Pogba in a Manchester United jersey. He has been turned down by third division German minnows Uerdingen — because the Guinea international midfielder is too heavy

Meanwhile, Paul Pogba is determined to land a move to Barcelona despite Manchester United insisting they will not sell their star midfielder.

Paul Pogba, meanwhile, looks destined to stay at Old Trafford after Barcelona's director admitted that they wouldn't be following up their reported interest in the recent World Cup victor.

Having been released by Sparta Rotterdam past year Mathias Pogba has just been turned down by a German third division side - because he is too fat.

"He's been and gone".

Injury issues have taken their toll, with Uerdingen coach Stefan Kramer suggesting that Pogba is now too big to be considered for competitive action.

"Mathias has a good body for a nine, he is tall".

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He failed to win a contract after a trial with Uerdingen, who already have a World Cup victor on their books - defender Kevin Grosskreutz, who was part of Germany's Brazil 2014-winning squad.

Paul Pogba's brother, Mathias Pogba, has been denied the opportunity to join German minnows Uerdingen due to issues regarding his weight.

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However, despite his famous surname and world champion sibling, the forward kept a low profile during his trial at Uerdingen, which is near Duesseldorf.

Mathias is a Guinea internaitonal but is now without a club after picking up a serious njury during his time at Dutch side Sparta Rotterdam for whom he scored seven goals in 24 appearances in 2016/17.

"Mathias did not let on that his brother is a World Cup victor", revealed Uerdingen's captain Mario Erb.

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