The possible debut as a starter is coming Lionel messi at Paris-Saint Germain and, if confirmed, it will be nothing less than in the Champions League, the outstanding debt of the French team and also for the Argentine star, who seeks to get it with another shirt after the four he celebrated with Barcelona. In the preview of the premiere that will be a visitor this Wednesday in front of the Bruges of Belgium, a striking phrase of the rival DT was given.
PSG traveled with the aim of getting the three points and starting on the right foot in the main club tournament in the Old World and the coach of Bruges, Philippe Clement, affirmed that his directed ones do not have the pressure, since the responsibility will run on the part of the Parisian cast. When defining the match, he gave a particular opinion.
“It is one of the easiest games of the season. We only have things to gain and nothing to lose “Clement declared at the press conference prior to the match against PSG that will be played this Wednesday from 9 pm local time (16 in Argentina).
Clement acknowledged that some of his footballers have never faced players of the stature of Messi, Kylian Mbappé or Neymar. “We want to get the most out of this match. It is even more level than Real Madrid two seasons ago, it will be a really interesting game for the team ”, said the DT in reference to the match with the white team, in which they equaled 2-2 in Spain and suffered a 3-1 defeat in Belgium.
The coach analyzed the match against PSG with realism, although without complexes or prejudices to measure himself with the team led by the Argentine Mauricio Pochettino. “We are not going to stay eleven in our area the 90 minutes. We want to create chances and score goals, we have worked with that in mind. I want to see a team that collectively attack and defend. Obviously, we will have to be a little more efficient in defense ”, he clarified.
PSG this season has perhaps the best squad in European football in terms of proper names. With the arrival of Messi, the defenders Sergio Ramos and Achraf Hakimi, the steering wheel Georginio Wijnaldum, and the archer Gianluigi Donnarumma, next to the figures that were already like Neymar, Mbappé, Marquinhos, Leandro Paredes and Mauro Icardi Ángel Di María, among others, in the previous one he became one of the strongest candidates for this edition of the Champions League.
This also represents a great challenge for Messi, who in his last years at Barcelona called for a more competitive team to win another Champions League and it can be said that he found that at PSG when upon arrival he stated that “the club and I have the same objectives ”. La Pulga has already achieved four European cups, 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015, all with the Catalan cast.
Messi already made his debut for PSG when he played 25 minutes in the match for the fourth date of Ligue 1 against Reims away, where they won 2-0.
Meanwhile, those led by Pochettino lead Ligue 1 alone with a perfect score. They add 15 units after five wins in a row with 16 goals for and 5 against. They took 4 points from the second, Angers.
Regarding the equipment that could go out to Jan Breyde Stadiuml, the French newspaper Le Parisien announced that the coach of Rosario will put the fearsome trident Messi, Mbappé and Neymar. That is to say, he would go out to play with the best he has at his disposal except for Ramos who continues to recover from his injury.
It will be the beginning of a long and hard road for PSG in their goal of winning the first Champions League. He was a finalist in the 2019/2020 financial year and reached the semifinals in 2020/2021. He reached the instances of the best four and hopes that this third time is the charm. You have to get it with.