Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel Di Maria to overlook first leg of last-16 encounter towards Barcelona

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain’s Angel Di Maria to overlook first leg of last-16 encounter towards Barcelona

Di Maria suffered a thigh damage throughout the 2-0 Ligue 1 win towards Marseille on Sunday and ‘he is not going to be on the Camp Nou’ for the sport on 16 February, Pochettino mentioned.

Champions League: Paris Saint-Germain's Angel Di Maria to miss first leg of last-16 encounter against Barcelona

File picture of Angel di Maria. Reuters file photograph

Argentinian ahead Angel Di Maria will miss the primary leg of Paris Saint-Germain’s Champions League final 16 match at Barcelona, coach Mauricio Pochettino mentioned on Tuesday.

Di Maria suffered a thigh damage throughout the 2-0 Ligue 1 win towards Marseille on Sunday and “he is not going to be on the Camp Nou” for the sport on 16 February, Pochettino mentioned.

“Angel is a vital participant for us however we’ve an enormous squad with gamers who can win matches for us,” the coach added.

Di Maria, the 32-year-old former Manchester United winger, has been ever-present within the PSG lineup since Pochettino joined the membership in December, lining up alongside Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Mauro Icardi in a high-powered assault.

Regardless of the unhealthy information about Di Maria, final yr’s Champions League finalists hope to have the ability to choose first-choice goalkeeper Keylor Navas, who is predicted to return from a groin damage to renew coaching later this week.

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