Leo Messi and Neymar in a training of the PSG


CONFIRMED: Messi and Neymar out of PSG's list

Published:20/08/2021 - 16:37h

Updated:20/08/2021 - 16:38h

Mauricio Pochettino has left Neymar Jr and Leo Messi out of the call-up list for Friday night's match between PSG and Brest. The Argentine, therefore, will have to wait at least one more week to make his debut.

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Keylor Navas, Donnarumma, Franchi, Achraf Hakimi, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Diallo, Kherer, Bitshiabu, Bitimazala, Marco Verrati, Danilo, Ander Herrera, Wijkanldum, Rafinha, Gueye, Ebimbe, Gharbi, Draxler, Ángel Gave María, Kylian Mbappé, Mauro Icardi and Kalimuendo. This is the list of covocados of Mauritius Pochettino for the Stade Brest-Paris Saint-Germain of this Friday at night.

In this announcement, as it remains clear, does not appear the name of Leo Messi, that will have to expect at least another week more to première with the T-shirt of the PSG. In addition to the Argentinian, also has remained was Neymar Jr, that neither has premièred this season. The Brazilian, that incorporated of the last to the pre-season, follows his tuned and neither will play tonight.

The next meeting of the Parisians is on 29 August against the Stade of Reims. If all goes well and there is not any physical setback, everything seems to indicate that it will be the day in which the one of Rosario do his official debut. Physically it is in optimum conditions and is training to the same rhythm that his mates, by what only some unexpected problem will prevent him première inside a week.

Pochettino Spoke in press conference on this longed for moment and left clear that it is necessary to have controlled several factors before giving green light to Messi. "We are analysing if it goes to be in the group or no. The criteria are physical, futbolísticos and of the dynamics of the groups. It is necessary to find a balance", explained the trainer of the Parisian picture, that yes cleared that the understanding between Messi and his mates is being total.

"There is very good 'feeling' in the changing room with all his mates and when there is talent in a team like us the understanding no only is in the changing room, but also in thefield ", signalled. These words hint that with another week of trainings will see to the ex barcelonista more than ready to be able to debut and show on the terrain of game that keeps on being the best.

Mbappé Will be the big reference of the PSG

On the other hand, it fits to say that Mbappé, that says that it has left him clear to the club that wants , yes is summoned for the duel of this Friday. The French will be to title with almost total security in the tip of attack and will be the big reference of his team without Neymar neither Messi. It will be the perfect opportunity to claim his figure and leave him clear to the entity that has to have like minimum the same chevrons that the Brazilian and the Argentinian.

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