Among them Lionel Messi: PSG has up to 11 casualties to face Lyon

One day from PSG vs. Lyon For matchday 20 of Ligue 1, Mauricio Pochettino received bad news. The Argentine coach will not be able to count on a total of eight footballers as reported by the Parisian club itself through a medical report. To these absences are added those of three other players who will play the African Cup.

Ángel di María, Julian Draxler, Danilo Pereira, Layvin Kurzawa, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Lionel Messi, Alexandre Letellier and Neymar Junior cannot be taken into account for various injuries, so only Kylian Mbappé Y Sergio Ramos they are the only footballers available from Paris Saint-Germain’s ‘star list’.

Di María, Draxler, Pereira, Kurzawa and Donnarumma tested positive for COVID-19 and are isolated in their homes waiting to be negative in the next test. For his part, Lionel Messi, who had also been infected, is recovering. Alexandre Letellier is in the final stage of his rehabilitation due to a muscle injury.

These players are joined by Achraf Hakimi, Abdou Diallo and Idrissa Gueye, who will participate with Morocco and Senegal, respectively, in the Africa Cup. Finally, Neymar is working on his recovery from the ankle injury that will have him away from the courts for three more weeks.

This Sunday, January 9, the PSG vs. Lyon for matchday 20 in Ligue 1 from 2.45 pm (Peruvian time) at the Parc Olympique Lyonnais. The commitment can be seen on the website of La República Deportes.