Tuchel confirms fresh Verratti injury blow

first_imgParis Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel revealed midfielder Marco Verratti had suffered another injury setback in a blow to the Ligue 1 champions.The Italy international, 26, returned to training on Monday after being sidelined with a sprained ankle sustained last month.AdChoices广告That was a boost to PSG, who are set to be without Neymar until April, ahead of their Champions League last-16 tie against Manchester United beginning next week. Article continues below Editors’ Picks ‘There is no creativity’ – Can Solskjaer get Man Utd scoring freely again? ‘Everyone legged it on to the pitch!’ – How Foden went from Man City superfan to future superstar Emery out of jail – for now – as brilliant Pepe papers over Arsenal’s cracks What is Manchester United’s ownership situation and how would Kevin Glazer’s sale of shares affect the club? But after Verratti missed his side’s extra-time win over Villefranche in the Coupe de France on Wednesday, Tuchel revealed the midfielder had suffered a fresh injury.”Marco Verratti could not finish training yesterday [Tuesday]. He had problems,” he said.”I have to wait until tomorrow [Thursday] to decide if he can play against Bordeaux.”His new problem is something else, but I do not know too much.”PSG host Bordeaux on Saturday before making the trip to Old Trafford for the first leg of their tie with United three days later.last_img

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