Manchester City-PSG: Pochettino is worried about Mbappé

On the eve of the most important match of the season for PSG against Manchester City, in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League (9 p.m., on RMC Sport 1), Mauricio Pochettino explained that he was waiting for Kylian Mbappé’s last test on Monday evening. in individual training to see if he will be able to play.

A week after falling at the Parc des Princes (1-2), PSG found Manchester City on Tuesday evening at the Etihad Stadium, in the semi-final second leg of the Champions League (9 p.m., to be followed exclusively on RMC Sport 1) . While concern grows around the participation of Kylian Mbappé, affected in the right calf last Wednesday and seen limping before flying to England with the Parisian group, Mauricio Pochettino gave little new information on the situation of the French genius.

Asked Monday evening by RMC Sport about the physical condition of the 22-year-old striker, the Argentine coach took advantage of the fact that his players had a final training session to play from 7 p.m. to keep a certain mystery on Mbappé.

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“If Kylian isn’t available, the team has the tools and the quality.”

“We have to evaluate him today, he explains. He will do an individual training, to see how he is and if he is available or not for tomorrow. We will see this evening and then, we will take the decision. (Are you worried?) Of course, we want all the players in good shape and available to play. We will see in the next few hours. We have a big squad, all the players can do the job well. If Kylian doesn’t ‘is not available, the team has the tools and the quality to try to win, which is the goal. “

Relaunched a few minutes later at a press conference, Pochettino maintained his intention to wait for Mbappé’s individual test to find out if he will be able to play Manchester City-PSG. “He will start with an individual session today. We will test him. We have one day left to decide if he will play tomorrow.”

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Romain Daveau Journalist RMC Sport

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