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Champions League: PSG with Messi, Neymar and Mbappé against Bruges, but without Verratti


For its debut on the European scene, the capital club should debut with its three stars for the first time.

PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino unveiled the group this Tuesday morning for the trip to Bruges on Wednesday (9 p.m.), for the Parisians to compete in the Champions League. The three stars Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappé and Neymar are well in the list of 22 players retained by coach Mauricio Pochettino. The Argentine technician is expected to field them together for the first time this season. And the “Pulga»Should know his first tenure under his new colors.

On the other hand, the Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, affected to a knee with his selection, will be absent “ten days minimum», Announced Tuesday the club of the capital. The European champion with the Nazionale suffers from a “left knee contusion“, Said the PSG. Besides Bruges, he will miss his team’s first shock in Ligue 1 on Sunday, against Lyon. His presence against Manchester City on September 28 is also questioned.

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Ramos still in the recovery phase

Alongside Verratti, Angel Di Maria (suspended) and Sergio Ramos (calf) are the other two major absentees from the Parisian group for the short trip to Belgium. The Spanish defender, who has not played a minute in his new colors, including friendlies, has “resumed his individual preparation in the field“, Said the PSG.

Unbeaten in the Championship (5 wins in as many matches), the Parisians hope to extend their good momentum in Bruges.

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