Mon. Feb 18th, 2019

Marco Verratti set to be fit for Champions League clash with Manchester United


Marco Verratti set to be fit for Champions League clash with Manchester United as PSG star is ready to return to training

  • Thomas Tuchel told reporters he could get back to first team training next week
  • Marco Verratti twisted his ankle in a 9-0 demolition of En Avant Guingamp
  • PSG, who lead Ligue 1 by 10 points, travel to Old Trafford on February 12

Reuters Reporter

Paris St Germain’s injured midfielder Marco Verratti may start training next week, raising hopes he could play in the Champions League last-16 first leg at Manchester United.

He could get back to first team training next week, coach Thomas Tuchel told reporters on Saturday on the eve of a Ligue 1 clash at Olympique Lyonnais.

Italy international Verratti twisted his ankle in a 9-0 demolition of En Avant Guingamp a couple of weeks ago.

Paris St Germain’s injured midfielder Marco Verratti may start training next week

PSG, who lead Ligue 1 by 10 points with three games in hand, travel to Old Trafford on February 12 without the injured Neymar.

The Brazil international is out for 10 weeks after suffering a metatarsal injury against Strasbourg in the Coupe De France on January 23. 

The world’s most expensive player suffered a similar injury in February last campaign that kept him out for the rest of the season.  

The Brazil international is out for 10 weeks after suffering a foot injury against Strasbourg

The Brazil international is out for 10 weeks after suffering a foot injury against Strasbourg



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