PSG's Cavani doubtful for Man United game

Cavani reacts after he gets an injury against Girondins de Bordeaux

The sight of the injury worries me.

Tuchel said (as reported by Sky Sports): "Marco Verratti and Layvin Kurzawa both trained without problems".

The French champions will be missing Brazil forward Neymar, who has been ruled out with a foot injury, for the last-16 first-leg clash at Old Trafford on Tuesday.

Tuchel could not confirm whether either man would be fit to face United, but admitted Cavani's injury did not look good.

Cavani scored the only goal of the game from the spot in PSG's win over Bordeaux on Saturday, but he was unable to finish the match and limped off soon after finding the net, reportedly with a thigh strain.

"Honestly, I don't know if he will be here on Tuesday". In any case, we must wait.

The Uruguay global was one of few PSG stars to start the match, as Tuchel kept the likes of Leandro Paredes and Kylian Mbappe in reserve ahead of the last-16 first leg at Old Trafford.

"We have to rethink everything for Manchester United when players like that get hurt".

PSG are now 13 points clear at the top of Ligue 1 but their win over Bordeaux came after their toughest week of the season. "We do not have another Edi, we do not have another Neymar".

"I think we need to improve in terms of the mentality, the attitude and the spirit of sacrifice for the team", he told reporters.

In many ways, this and the return game could be the audition for the Norwegian boss for the job of the next permanent manager.

"Informed of this recommendation, Paris Saint-Germain's Brazilian global striker agreed with this protocol".



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