Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mbappe Set to Lead Line as PSG Call for Caution

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Mbappe Set to Lead Line as PSG Call for Caution

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KYLIAN Mbappe looks set to retain his role as Paris Saint-Germain's central striker against United tomorrow because Edinson Cavani is unlikely to start.

The Uruguayan missed the first leg at Old Trafford last month with a hip injury and hasn't featured for the Ligue 1 champions since February 9. French outlet TF1 claim Cavani will return to training on Monday but is unlikely to start against United, meaning Mbappe is likely to play through the middle, with Angel Di Maria and Julian Draxler flanking the 20-year-old forward.

Brazilian forward Neymar remains sidelined for PSG after picking up a metatarsal injury in January.

Ahead of the game, Les Parisiens coach Thomas Tuchel has urged his players to adopt a professional approach in order to ensure they progress to the Champions League quarterfinals. …

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