Ten days before the round of 16 first leg of the Champions League between PSG and Bayern, the Munich club has one certainty: it will be without Sadio Mané.
Ahead of his recovery time, Sadio Mané, who is recovering from a right tibia injury contracted before the World Cup last November, should not be operational to do battle with PSG in the eighth. first leg of the Champions League, on February 14 at the Parc de Princes.
While he has always been cautious on the subject, the Bavarian coach Julian Nagelsmann confides this Friday in a press conference that the Senegalese striker will obviously be too fair to move his training to Paris. ” I expect him to come back in mid to late February. Things are looking good and he has no pain. But he will miss the first leg against PSG. »
Mbappé, uncertain verdict
A precautionary measure above all, Bayern cannot afford a relapse and are counting on a 100% upgrade of their striker by March 8 and the eighth return to the Allianz Arena. Remember that for this same first leg, the Parisians risk composing without Kylian Mbappé, freshly injured in the left thigh. A possible absence in which the German technician does not believe.
” I don’t think he (Mbappe, editor’s note) will be absent. I don’t expect anything else. I don’t know what he has. It’s relatively vague on the (PSG) website. I can’t imagine him being absent. Of course, they can play poker. I prepare for the match as if he was going to play “says Julian Nagelsmann.