With Neymar already ruled out with a broke metatarsal, the French champions were banking on the likes of star striker Edinson Cavani to step up to the plate. This match is a huge challenge for us and it's always better to play these types of matches with...
"There's no good news for Edi this morning".
The Uruguay global is undergoing tests on Sunday to determine whether or not he will be ready for the Champions League last-16 trip to Old Trafford. We will wait for training on Friday to see if they will play on Saturday. "In my opinion, the news will not be good", Tuchel told French TV channel TF1. We are no longer looking at Plan B, but Plan D!
And Mbappe's highlights from the second-half look promising for United, because without Neymar and Cavani, he was forced to drop deep a lot.More news: Jeff Bezos accuses National Enquirer owner of extortion over intimate texts, photos
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This will be music to the ears of Manchester United as the side has been in good form in the recent past.
"If two or three key players are not there, it is our responsibility to find solutions". My feeling is that it will be very hard for him to feature in Manchester. "But we're ready for Manchester and I have faith in my players".
Initially, PSG boss Thomas Tuchel did not make a change but after talking to the player on the touchline, Cavani did not reappear and was replaced by Kylian Mbappe. Verratti played nearly an hour before being substituted by Leandro Paredes.
Belgium right-back Thomas Meunier is also out of the first leg, with PSG confirming he suffered a concussion during Saturday's match.