Report: PSG’s Projected Starting 11 for the Champions League Home Clash Against Real Madrid

Paris Saint-Germain is set for the biggest fixture of its season to date, as it will meet La Liga side Real Madrid in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie.

As noted by TyC Sports, PSG manager Mauricio Pochettino could possibly have several surprises in store with his starting 11 for the match.

Navas; Hakimi, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Bernat; Draxler, Verratti, Paredes; Messi, Kylian Mbappe,  Di Maria

Overall, Pochettino has rolled out a variety of midfield setups over the course of the season. As of late, the likes of Danilo Pereira and Ander Herrera have earned key starts for the Ligue 1 side. German midfielder Julian Draxler could be in line for a start in this match, which comes after he featured in PSG’s last two league matches against both Rennes and Lille OSC.

Much attention sure will be on Lionel Messi and Kylian Mbappe to lead PSG to triumph. The two have put out for keen performances as of late for PSG.

The French powerhouse aims for an all-around performance against Real Madrid on Tuesday.

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