A few days ago, Mauricio Pochettino lent himself to an interview for the official website of Paris Saint-Germain and, among many other things, explained how difficult it was for him to live with the uncertainty of not knowing how many players he will be able to count on on the day next due to the pandemic. “You have to adapt daily,” said the coach of the French Ligue 1 leader. This Saturday the coronavirus gave him a new slap and he took away one of the footballers that the deté had summoned for the match against Brest.
In the absence of Lionel Messi, who is still working on the set-up after having overcome Covid, and that of Denis Franchi, whose positive was known on Friday, Keylor Navas joined this Saturday, who usually starts in Ligue 1 matches: the Costa Rican goalkeeper also got infected and was immediately removed from the campus and isolated.
In addition, Pochettino does not have Neymar, who continues with his recovery work in the gym; Alejandro Letellier, injured; Juan Bernat, still convalescing from Covid-19; nor with Achraf Hakimi, Abdou-Lakhad Diallo and Idrissa Gueye summoned to the African Cup of Nations.
PSG’s squad list for the match against Brest.
Except for Messi, the Argentines are inside
With the return of Ángel Di María, who has just recovered from the coronavirus, all the Argentines will be before Brest except Messi. Leandro Paredes and Mauro Icardi were also summoned by the coach from Rosario, although it is still unknown which of them will play from the start. The one who will surely start is the Frenchman Kylian Mbappé, the star of the list.