FilGoal | News | Pochettino: Messi and Neymar will not play against Claremont Foot


Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino confirmed that his two stars, Lionel Messi and Neymar, will not participate against his guest, Clermont Foot, on Saturday, in the fifth round of the French League.

The Argentine said in a press conference: “With logic, Leandro Paredes, Angel Di Maria, Neymar and Messi will not participate tomorrow.”

He added, “They played until three in the morning today (in the World Cup qualifiers), we will not face Claremont Foot with the best formation we have.”

Pochettino also revealed the absence of veteran defender Sergio Ramos from the matches of Claremont Foot and Club Brugge of Belgium.

And he continued, “I am not worried about Ramos, he continues to recover and will participate when he is ready.”

Paris leads the French league standings with the full score after 4 victories.

It hosts Clermont Foote on Saturday before visiting Brugge on Wednesday in the first round of the group stage of the Champions League.


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