The UEFA formalized the 25 players registered by the PSG for the Champions League of this season. Among the most prominent are two absences, including a Brazilian and a starting candidate.
They were left out of the plans Pochettino, Rafinha Alcântara – Thiago Alcântara’s brother – and Juan Bernat, who was a starting candidate as a left back, was also not registered.
The Spanish player was injured in September 2020, he had surgery on his right knee to reconstruct the anterior cruciate ligament and has not yet returned to the pitch. The last-minute hiring of 19-year-old left-back Nuno Mendes at Sporting certainly weighed in on the decision.
The other options in the position are Abdou Diallo and Layvin Kurzawa. The latter was offered by the PSG to several clubs in the last window, but it was not possible to “send” it to other interested parties.
Pochettino You will be able to make changes to the entry list from the round of 16. In their group, they will face Manchester City, RB Leipzig and Club Brugge.
Here is the PSG list for the Champions League 2021-22: