Lionel Messi and Neymar have been included in Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League squad for a trip to Club Brugge on Wednesday (September 15) after the pair missed the weekend’s Ligue 1 action after returning from international duty. Argentina’s Messi and Brazil’s Neymar played in a World Cup qualifier last Thursday and were back in Paris late Friday. They missed out on PSG’s 4–0 win over Clermont the next day.
Angel Di Maria is not part of the 22-man squad after the Argentine winger was handed a three-game suspension by UEFA for stamping Fernandinho in the Champions League semi-final against Manchester City. Centre-back Sergio Ramos’s debut has been delayed again as the Spaniard has not fully recovered from a thigh injury, while midfielder Marco Verratti was also left out of the squad due to a knee injury he played with Italy. was on duty.
Paris Saint-Germain have been labeled as the team to beat in the Champions League since Lionel Messi was included during a close season, but coach Mauricio Pochettino warned that he had yet to put his illustrious cast of players into a team. hasn’t changed. PSG signed Messi as a free agent from Barcelona to assemble a strong attacking trio with French striker Kylian Mbappe and Brazilian forward Neymar, but they have yet to show that they can work together. What are capable of doing.
“We are not a team yet. We are a club that has recruited a lot of players this summer. There are some big names but we have to turn into a team,” Pochettino said before his opening Group A game at Club Brugge. Said in a press conference on Tuesday in the evening.
“We are a group of players who need to get results. It looks like we (PSG and Chelsea) are the two teams to beat but Chelsea are the holders so they are the team to beat especially after strengthening their team.
Captain Marquinhos said there was ‘no extra pressure’ to win the Champions League Messi signed his two-year contract in the summer When former Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos and Liverpool midfielder Georginio Wijnaldum also arrived.
“We live under pressure every season, especially when you play for PSG. It is part and parcel of it,” Brazil said. “The squad we have, people are going to talk about that even more. We are happy to have such players with us but there is no extra pressure, only positive things need to be taken.
PSG reached the semi-finals of the Champions League last season and were runners-up in 2020 but have never won Europe’s elite club competition. Pochettino said he has not yet decided whether Mbappe, Neymar and Messi, who have only played half an hour with PSG so far, will all play at the Jan Bredel Stadium, explaining that he will return to his hometown after Tuesday’s training session. Will decide
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When will the UEFA Champions League match between Club Brugge vs Paris Saint-Germain be played?
The UEFA Champions League match between Club Brugge vs Paris Saint-Germain will be played on Thursday (September 16) at 12:30 PM (IST).
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The UEFA Champions League match between Club Brugge vs Paris Saint-Germain will be played at the Jan Bredel Stadium in Bruges, Belgium.
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