"It's not a major one and probably as I said three or four weeks". He wanted a second opinion and the advice was to have it done.
Solskjaer confirmed Pogba will be joined on the absentee list by Eric Bailly (knee), Timothy Fosu-Mensah (knee), Scott McTominay (knee), Axel Tuanzebe and Marcos Rojo for the FA Cup third-round trip to Wolves on Saturday.
When asked again about why he had suggested it was Pogba's "people" behind the decision to undergo surgery, he added: "As in when you consult your surgeon and the ones you trust". When I did my injuries I had my people I spoke to and Paul has people he trusts, and that's more important.
Longstaff is a highly-rated midfielder, but has been a bit inconsistent at times But, if his performances in this season are anything to go by, it seems that United may sign yet another average midfielder. "Today [Friday] we have got a training session as well". Liverpool lost there last season, (Manchester) City have just lost there so we have got to earn the right to win there.
"We want a reaction after the defeat against Arsenal, which everyone says was such a bad, bad performance".
The 26-year-old has never been too far away from the headlines during his three-and-a-half years back in the Premier League, and despite featuring in just seven league games all season, his name still continues to dominate conversations, with rumours of a transfer never too far away.
The 31-year-old, who has been on the red devils books since July 2017, has made nine appearances across all competitions this term.
"He's grown a lot".
Grealish has scored eight goals and created six more in 21 games, putting him top of Villa's goal-scoring and assist charts.
Solskjaer said the absence of the two influential midfielders would play a part in the club's decision-making process on whether to sign reinforcements this month.