Marquinhos Will Not Feature for PSG in the Ligue 1 Fixture Against Metz Due to Injury

Paris Saint-Germain defender Marquinhos has been an injury scratch in the team’s last couple of matches due to an adductor injury. The Brazilian talent first suffered the injury during the first leg of PSG’s UEFA Champions League quarterfinal tie with FC Bayern Munich.

Marquinhos has made promising progress from the injury as of late and even went on to take part in PSG’s collective training session on Friday, as noted by RMC Sport. The PSG star finished the training session without any notable setbacks.

Still, Marquinhos is not yet ready for in-game action. In his pre-match press conference for the Ligue 1 fixture against FC Metz, PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino officially ruled out Marquinhos from this match.

Pochettino did not provide an official word as to the Brazilian’s availability for the first leg of PSG’s Champions League semifinal tie with Manchester City coming next week.

Marquinhos is slated to be a regular in PSG’s training sessions ahead of the upcoming first leg showdown. The club’s coaching staff will then make a final determination on his availability for this pivotal match against the current Premier League leaders.

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