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SportTuchel preparing to roll dice with left-field team selections for Liverpool clash

19:15  27 november  2018
19:15  27 november  2018 Source:

Tuchel reveals Neymar and Mbappe should face Liverpool

Tuchel reveals Neymar and Mbappe should face Liverpool PSG manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that he expects Kylian Mbappe and Neymar to play against Liverpool on Wednesday. The pair were in danger of missing the clash due to injury, but the German has allayed those fears. Twitter: Thomas Tuchel on Kylian Mbappé & Neymar: “I think they can play vs. Liverpool on Wednesday.” (TF1) (@GFFN) Neymar is a doubt with a right abductor strain, whilst Mbappe could miss the clash with Liverpool after suffering a shoulder injury whilst playing for France. Mbappe scored in the reverse fixture against Liverpool, which Jurgen Klopp’s men won courtesy of a last-minute goal from Roberto Firmino. The French forward, Mbappe, has scored 11 goals in seven Ligue 1 appearances this season and is one of the favourites to win this year’s Ballon d’Or. Liverpool would have been hoping Mbappe and Neymar are missing as they look to qualify for the knockout stages of the competition.

Tuchel , meanwhile, has a record of falling out with his employers, having left former club Mainz with relations in tatters. The differences between the two reached a head earlier this month, when Watzke admitted that Tuchel had 'irritated' him with his reaction to the controversy over Dortmund's

Edinson Cavani strikes as Thomas Tuchel 's side prepare for Liverpool clash while Neymar and Next up for PSG and Thomas Tuchel is Wednesday's Champions League clash versus Liverpool . Neymar and Mbappe are also scheduled to return when PSG meet Liverpool in a crucial Champions

Thomas Tuchel is reportedly set to make some eyebrow-raising team selections for Wednesday night’s crunch Champions League clash with Liverpool.

Get French Football relay an RMC report that states Thilo Kehrer is set to play at right back, with Marquinhos poised to turn out in the midfield.

Both central defenders by trade, the decision is not one that seems to have been forced, with the RMC report going on to claim that midfielder Adrien Rabiot and full-back Thomas Meunier will be named on the bench.

Tuchel preparing to roll dice with left-field team selections for Liverpool clash © Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Sport Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Sport

PSG are running away with the current Ligue 1 season, with the champions 15 points clear of nearest challengers Lyon.

Liverpool left to sweat over Mane's fitness for PSG game

Liverpool left to sweat over Mane's fitness for PSG game Liverpool have been left to sweat over the condition of Sadio Mane ahead of their Champions League fixture against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night. According to a report from the Evening Standard, the winger is currently suffering from illness and is facing a race against time to be passed fit for the trip to Paris. The Reds are set to train at Melwood on Tuesday as they put the final touches on their preparations for the Champions League crunch clash the following day. This will present Mane with a final opportunity to prove his fitness ahead of the visit to Thomas Tuchel’s side, with the Senegalese international’s availability touch and go at this stage. Jurgen Klopp will be desperate to have the enigmatic wide player at his disposal as Liverpool prepare to partake in such a vital group stage match. Mane is a key player for the Reds and if he is fit and available, it is likely that he will be a part of the starting line-up against PSG.

Thomas Tuchel (German pronunciation: [ˈtoːmas ˈtʊxl̩, - tuː-]; born 29 August 1973) is a German professional football coach and former player.

PSG hosts a Liverpool team at the French capital that it already lost to at Anfield in the early stages of the group stage. All eyes are on whether they train on Monday, two day before the Liverpool clash . PSG manager Thomas Tuchel sounded confident late last week that they would be able to play.

In the Champions League, Tuchel’s side currently sit third in Group C, one point behind second-placed Liverpool.

An incredibly competitive group currently sees all four teams separated by just two points with two games still to play, and the result of Wednesday’s match will likely determine who progresses to the knockout stages.

Tuchel preparing to roll dice with left-field team selections for Liverpool clash © Francesco Pecoraro/Getty Images Sport SSC Napoli v Paris Saint-Germain - UEFA Champions League Group C

Origi and Solanke to miss PSG clash.
Liverpool will be without Divock Origi and Dominic Solanke for their Champions League group stage clash against Paris Saint-Germain. The Reds will be keen to come out on top against their French counterparts on Wednesday night as they look to continue their push to advance through to the knockout stages of the competition. However, they will be without backup strikers Origi and Solanke, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed, as reported by Paul Joyce of the Times. Twitter: Klopp says Adam Lallana back in training on Thursday. Solanke groin, Origi ill. (@_pauljoyce) Both attackers have been heavily linked with respective exits from Anfield ahead of the January transfer window, as they remain on the sidelines and out of favour. Liverpool have a plethora of attacking options at their disposal and will be relying on Roberto Firmino to lead the line against Thomas Tuchel’s side on Wednesday, with Daniel Sturridge set to wait in the wings as a substitute.

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