Paris Saint-Germain winger Angel Di Maria will probably miss the workforce’s Champions League sport at Barcelona subsequent week, coach Mauricio Pochettino stated Tuesday.
In PSG’s 2-Zero victory over Marseille on Sunday, the 32-year-old Argentina worldwide limped off early with a proper thigh harm.
Barcelona hosts PSG within the round-of-16 first leg subsequent Tuesday.
“His participation within the match towards Barcelona is compromised,” Pochettino stated in a information convention. “His absence isn’t a purpose to alter our concepts. We’ll discover the most effective obtainable options.”
Pochettino spoke forward of the workforce’s French Cup match on Wednesday towards Caen within the Normandy area.
“Angel has performed so much and he’s an necessary participant for us. However there are different gamers who can play and allow us to win matches,” the coach stated.
The membership will present one other replace on Di Maria earlier than the Barcelona sport, Pochettino stated.