Mbappé enters the PSG list to travel to Manchester

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Kylian Mbappé, doubtful due to a contracture in his right calf, entered the PSG squad to play on Tuesday at Manchester City, in the semi-final round of the Champions League, after having lost 2-1 in the capital French, his club announced on Monday.

Due to this injury, suffered last Wednesday, Mbappé rested on Saturday in the 2-1 win against Lens in Ligue 1.

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"Kylian is going to train individually today (Monday) and we will see if he can join the team tomorrow (Tuesday)," said PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino at the official press conference prior to the match.

Mbappé is PSG's top scorer in the Champions League this season with 8 goals, including a triplet in Barcelona (4-1) in the round of 3 , and a home double for Bayern Munich (2-XNUMX) in the quarterfinals.

Also at rest against Lens, Alessandro Florenzi and Leandro Paredes return to the list.

In this way, Pochettino has almost all his cash for the capital meeting against City, with the only absence of Juan Bernat, injured for a long season due to a serious knee problem.

PSG will travel to the north of England with a group of 25 players, including midfielder Idrissa Gueye, who cannot play after being sent off in the first leg.

"Tomorrow (Tuesday) we have to be prepared to suffer in some moments and we have to take advantage of the chances we have," said Pochettino about the match.

However, the Argentine coach admitted: “We have to take risks, we have to score two goals to qualify for the final. It will be a battle ”.

Pochettino, who acknowledged that he would have a "problem" if he had to motivate his players for a match like Tuesday's, said that "for the club it is very important to be in the semifinal of the Champions League and a great challenge to try to reach the final".

AFP

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