“Unacceptable, fake news,” Pogba, a Muslim convert, posted on Instagram with a screenshot of The Sun article.
Paty had shown caricatures of the Prophet Mohamed to students during a class discussion on freedom of expression at a school near Paris.
Macron’s comments sparked protests in predominantly Muslim countries over the weekend, with people burning photos of Macron in Syria and torching French flags in Tripoli, the Libyan capital.
Pogba won the World Cup in Russia in 2018, the Blues’ next game ahead of Finland on November 11 ahead of the Nations League meetings with Portugal and Sweden.
United’s next game is Wednesday’s Champions League group game against RB Leipzig at Old Trafford.