Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cavani Back in Training to Give PSG Champions League Boost

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Cavani Back in Training to Give PSG Champions League Boost

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PARIS Saint-Germain forward Edinson Cavani could be available for the Champions League clash against Manchester United on Wednesday.

The 32-year-old missed the first leg of the last 16 at Old Trafford, which the French side won 2-0, but could return for the game next week.

"Edinson Cavani returns for collective training today with the team but will not make the game tomorrow, we do not want to take risks with him," Thomas Tuchel said ahead of PSG's game against Caen.

Neymar is also expected back at the PSG base ahead of the game next week, although he will not be playing as he is ruled out with a fractured metatarsal.

"He is always doing good when he is back home in Brazil. It is important that we get Neymar back before United for support," Tuchel said.

"It is also important in terms of him returning stronger than ever. …

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