The doubts were well founded. His exit early in the match in Marseille did not bode well for Angel Di Maria. The medical statement released this Tuesday by PSG confirms without saying the dreaded news: the Argentine midfielder will be unavailable for the knockout stages of the Champions League in Barcelona next Tuesday.
While PSG is preparing to face Caen, in the 32nd finals of the Coupe de France, this Wednesday (9:05 p.m.) before receiving Nice, this Saturday at 5 p.m., the club announced that “clinical and radiological examinations confirm the lesion of the femoral rectus of the right thigh ”by Angel Di Maria. “A new assessment will be made in a week to clarify the prognosis”, we can read, thus confirming his absence at Camp Nou. This was confirmed by Mauricio Pochettino a few minutes later at a press conference.
For his part, Marco Verratti, victim of a contusion of the right hip, after a kick from Payet, expelled for his gesture, is unavailable for the match in Caen. For the rest, PSG indicates that Mauro Icardi is “uncertain following his contusion to the right thigh”, after a duel with Mandanda. Keylor Navas, still in care, must resume with the group on Thursday. Ander Herrera resumed collective training with the group on Tuesday. For Colin Dagba, a recovery with the group is planned “in the middle of next week following his injury to the right thigh”. Timothée Pembélé is continuing his Covid protocol. Juan Bernat, him, his knee rehabilitation. Finally Abdou Diallo is back at the end of his Covid protocol.
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