Marquinhos amongst PSG trio again in coaching earlier than Champions Legaue semi


Paris Saint-Germain captain Marquinhos, goalkeeper Keylor Navas and midfielder Marco Verratti have returned to coaching forward of subsequent week’s Champions League semi-final first leg at dwelling to Manchester Metropolis, coach Mauricio Pochettino mentioned on Friday.

Brazil defender Marquinhos has been out with a groin damage because the quarter-final win at Bayern Munich on April 7.

Italy’s Veratti has performed simply 23 minutes this month after contracting Covid-19 and a thigh problem and is prone to function on Wednesday after going through Metz within the league this Saturday.

“We’ve not determined if Marco will begin the match (towards Metz) or not. Proper now, he wants time, days, to recuperate and practice,” Pochettino mentioned.

Costa Rica’s Navas was rested for the midweek French Cup win over Angers after lacking final Sunday’s league victory over Saint-Etienne with a shoulder downside.

Left-back Juan Bernat will miss the fixture towards the English aspect with a long-term knee damage.

The Parisians are second within the Ligue 1 desk, some extent behind Lille, earlier than heading to Stade Saint-Symphorien this weekend, with 5 video games of the season remaining.

The return leg of the Champions Legaue fixture takes place in England on Might 4.




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