Paris Saint-Germain vs Manchester City Team news ahead of their match day 2 in the Uefa champions league as they face off at the parc des princes stadium in france on Tuesday.
Having won their last game in their respective leagues ( premier league and Ligue-1 ) against chelsea and montpellier respectively.
Paris Saint-Germain vs Manchester City Team News
Ahead of tomorrow’s crunch game , both managers ( Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino ) have given an update on their team .
Last season , man city where the better team when both teams meet in the semi finals as city went on to lose the final to eventual winners chelsea .
PSG manager Pochettino is hopeful that Messi will be able to recover from bone bruising for the visit of City – especially with Angel Di Maria suspended – but at the time of writing the six-time Ballon d’Or winner is still highly uncertain for the clash.
Marco Verratti and Sergio Ramos are also expected to remain out for the time being, but Layvin Kurzawa, Juan Bernat and Colin Dagba have all returned to training and Gueye is back from a European suspension.
Should Messi not be deemed fit enough to start, Draxler may be given the nod on the right flank, while Keylor Navas could keep Gianluigi Donnarumma out of the team for now.
Meanwhile, City defenders Aymeric Laporte and John Stones both made the squad at Stamford Bridge – with the former playing the full 90 minutes on the day – and Stones will hope to be considered for a start this time around.
Nthan Ake marked an emotional occasion with a goal against Leipzig so will not cede his place easily, and it remains to be seen if Oleksandr Zinchenko and Ilkay Gundogan will recover from knocks in time for the battle.
Fernandinho – who earned plenty of plaudits for his performances against PSG last term – may be considered for a start given Rodri’s recent fitness woes, while Raheem Sterling and Ferran Torres will also hope to return to the forward line.