Neymar and Mbappé « want to play » against Bordeaux
Neymar and Kylian Mbappé are prepared and raring to conflict with Bordeaux on Sunday, yet Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel is yet to make a call on the pair.
The Ligue 1 pioneers’ feature pair returned after wounds to move PSG to a 2-1 Champions League win over Liverpool on Wednesday, with Neymar on target.
The Brazil star played the whole game, while Mbappé was withdrawn five minutes from time as Tuchel’s side moved into second place in Group C.
Tuchel confirmed both were in the running to feature at the Matmut Atlantique as the capital club seek to make it 15 top-flight wins in succession, in spite of the fact that they will be without Thomas Meunier.
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« Thomas isn’t accessible, » said the German. « He will return on Sunday night to Paris, because at the moment he is in Belgium. He will resume training with us from Monday.
« I think Kylian and Ney can play. They need to play, but I need to chat with them when preparing to discover how they are physically.
« To begin with, I’m pleased to have these two goalkeepers, » included Tuchel. « They are two phenomenal young men. These are two exceptionally proficient players. They are really like a team, there is no unhealthy competition.
« I have not yet spoken with Gigi and Alphonse to settle on a choice. »