Paris Saint-Germain is not yet sure of counting on one of its defenders, injured last weekend against Nantes, for the knockout round of the Champions League against Bayern Munich, this Wednesday at the stadium. ‘Allianz Arena.
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Opposed in a few hours to Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena, in the round of 16 second leg of the Champions League, three weeks after a defeat at the Parc des Princes on the smallest of marks (0-1), Paris Saint-Germain will it be deprived of one of its pillars? Before this meeting eagerly awaited by the club of the capital and the whole of French football, the newspaper The team expresses doubt about the participation of one of Christophe Galtier’s defenders.
According to information from our colleagues, Marquinhos is still feeling pain following an intercostal tear that occurred last Saturday against FC Nantes (4-2, 26th day of Ligue 1), at the Parc des Princes. If the participation of the Brazilian central defender does not seem to be in question, his feelings will be scrutinized closely during the warm-up which will precede the match against Julian Nagelsmann’s men. In other words, it is therefore not excluded that the former Roman withdraws at the last moment or takes his place on the bench of substitutes.
A few hours before the round of 16 return against Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Wednesday, the Parisian defender, victim of an intercostal tear against Nantes on Saturday, still feels pain. https://t.co/QPxrdUGUbc pic.twitter.com/InxWg25TDQ
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Replaced by El Chadaille Bitshiabu against the Canaries, in the 77th minute of play, the Parisian captain was established during the first round against Bayern Munich, lost on a goal by French winger Kingsley Coman. Since the start of the 2022-2023 season, the native of São Paulo has taken part in 34 matches in all competitions, including 24 Ligue 1 matches, for 2 goals. Bought by the Parisian leaders in July 2013 against a check for 31.40 million euros, Marquinhos is approaching the symbolic bar of 400 appearances with Paris Saint-Germain (397 games, 38 goals).
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