PSG was able to count this Monday morning on the return of several players to training, including Marco Verratti and Alessandro Florenzi, affected in recent days by the coronavirus. Only Marquinhos was absent on the eve of Bayern Munich’s reception for the Champions League quarter-final second leg (9 p.m., on RMC Sport 1).
Affected by the coronavirus on his return from national selection with Italy, Marco Verratti was present this Monday morning for the collective session of PSG. In the same situation as his compatriot, Alessandro Florenzi has also returned to training. The two men were not present in the quarter-final first leg of the Champions League against Bayern Munich (3-2) and can hope to be this Tuesday, for the return to the Parc des Princes (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1).
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Marquinhos absent from collective training
Facing Strasbourg (4-1) this Saturday in Ligue 1, Mauricio Pochettino had to deal with eight absent, including Juan Bernat unavailable for several months. Suspended for the trip to Alsace, Neymar was logically present for this collective session this Monday morning. Mauro Icardi and Abdou Diallo also participated in the session. Only Marquinhos, who has suffered from an injury to the right adductor since the first quarter against Bayern, has not shown up with his teammates.
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Injured at the end of March in the calf and unavailable since, Layvin Kurzawa presented himself a few minutes before his teammates to train. The left side of PSG then also participated with the rest of the group in the collective session. It remains to be seen whether he will be able to return in time, especially in the face of competition from Abdou Diallo, aligned on the left side of the Parisian defense in Munich. But the Senegalese international was out at the break. Sick, he missed the victorious trip to Strasbourg on Saturday (4-1) in Ligue 1. Very regularly used by Thomas Tuchel, Mitchel Bakker replaced Diallo last Wednesday and found himself starting on Saturday.
President Nasser al-Khelaïfi was also at Camp des Loges on Monday, where he was seen in full discussion with his trainer Mauricio Pochettino. For PSG, it will be necessary to confirm this Tuesday at the Parc des Princes (9 p.m. on RMC Sport 1) to win a second qualification in a row for the semi-finals of the Champions League.