It's a move that should have gone off without a hitch.
Even more after PSG's victory without firing a shot on Saturday over Montpellier (4-0), embellished with a brilliant performance from the Messi-Mbappé doublet.
And then there was this unexpected absence of Idrissa Gueye, the Parisian midfielder, on the match sheet for the meeting.
The 32-year-old Senegalese international was however well in the group called to play and communicated by the club at midday.
But a few hours later, the former Everton player had disappeared from radar.
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