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De Jong returns for Barcelona in PSG’s Champions League game

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Paris (APP – UrduPoint / Pakistan News – 11 April 2024) Frenkie de Jong returned to Barcelona’s starting lineup after injury for Wednesday’s Champions League quarter-final first leg away. Visit the Paris Saint-Germain team led by Kylian Mbappe.

Dutch international De Jong has not played for more than a month due to an ankle problem. Instead, he played in the game at the Parc des Princes as Barca appeared in the quarter-finals of Europe’s top club competition for the first time in four years.

Sergei’s appearance Roberto was the only difference in Barcelona’s side starting the second leg of their win over Napoli in the round of 16, while Xavi Hernandez started again with Pau Koo. Barsi, 17, and Lamine Yamal, 16,

Andreas Christensen and Pedri are both fit enough to be on the Barca bench.

PSG without Achraf Hakimi is currently suspended as a right-back. Therefore, his position will be taken by captain Marquinhos. who has been moved out of his usual central defensive role.

Marco Asensio, former Real star Madrid played in the Champions League for the first time for a French club. and may start on the right wing With Mbappe on the left and Ousmane Dembele in the middle against his former team.

Gonzalo Ramos, Randal Kolo Mouani and Warren Zaire-Emery. Each must act as a substitute.

List of starting lineup:

Paris Saint-Germain (4-3-3)

Gianluigi Donnarumma; Marquinhos (team captain), Lucas Beraldo, Lucas Hernandez, Nuno Mendes; Lee Kang-in, Vitinya, Fabian Ruiz; Marco Asensio, Ousmane Dembele, Kylian Mbappe

Coach: Luis Enrique (ESP)

Barcelona (4-3-3)

Marc-Andre Ter Stegen; Jules Kunde, Ronald Araujo, Pau Cubarsi, Joao Cancelo; Sergi Roberto (captain), Frenkie de Jong, Ilkay Gundogan; Lamine Yamal, Robert Lewandowski, Leaf

Coach: Xavi Hernandez (ESP)

Referee: Anthony Taylor (England)

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