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21:21  11 february  2019
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Sala remembered as Liverpool, Man City resume title showdown

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Cavani confirmed out of Manchester United showdown© ANNE-CHRISTINE POUJOULAT / AFP / Getty

Edinson Cavani will miss Tuesday's opening round-of-16 squabble with Manchester United with a hip injury.

The frontman suffered the issue in Paris Saint-Germain's 1-0 win over Bordeaux on Saturday. He joins teammates Neymar and Thomas Meunier in the list of absentees for the first leg at Old Trafford.

"Neymar is our key player - one of the best in Europe," manager Thomas Tuchel said during Monday's press conference, as reported by ESPN's Jonathan Johnson. "Edinson Cavani will also be missing, so yes, of course, those absences weaken us."

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Rashford and Pogba combine to lead Man United to victory

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Cavani confirmed out of Manchester United showdown

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