Pochettino still unsure if Neymar will start against Marseille
Ligue 1 manager has welcomed the return of the Brazilian, Neymar. But has said that there is no concern for any injury of Kylian Mbappe.
Neymar will return this week for Paris Saint-Germain in the match they play against rivals Marseille in the French Super Cup. Known as the “Trophee des Champions”.
PSG will look to win this trophy for the eighth time in a row. Until they are expected to line up with the same lineup against Marseille as against Lens on Wednesday.
“PSG new coach Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Neymar will play in this competition after five games without a knee injury.”
“Neymar is ready – he will be with the group.” Pochettino told about the Brazilian striker. Who has been out since losing to Lyon a month ago in Ligue 1. “It will be decided on Wednesday whether he will start.”
There have been concerns that Kylian Mbappe is also injured. As he played 90 minutes in the 3-0 Ligue 1 win over Brest on Saturday. But Pochettino is optimistic that the World Cup winner is physically well. And he feels important as he can win his first trophy as coach with the champions of France.
“Kylian is physically well.” Pochettino said when asked if Mbappe would start for the third time in eight days. Different options are being considered for the lineup on Wednesday. We will see which team will be the best for this match. We need to be at the top level to win against Marseille.”