It's official: as expected, Kylian Mbappé is in the group that will host Montpellier at the Parc des Princes this Saturday (9 p.m.).
After a suspension against Nantes during the Champions Trophy (4-0) and an adductor alert before the victory at Clermont at the opening of Ligue 1 (5-0), the Parisian striker will make his official debut in this 2022 season. 2023.
The world champion feels better after several days of adapted work and a resumption of collective training since Tuesday.
Christophe Galtier and his staff can count on the services of their top scorer.
He will start the game alongside Neymar and Lionel Messi.
On the first two outings of PSG, Pablo Sarabia had replaced him numerically on the front of the attack.
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For the rest, Galtier will not change the game system (3-4-1-2).
He could be tempted to start Nordi Mukiele in place of Sergio Ramos on the right of the defensive line in order to preserve the body of the 36-year-old Spaniard.
For the rest, PSG should start with the same players as against Nantes and Clermont.
On the other hand, the young Warren Zaire-Emery, 16, who made his professional debut in Auvergne, leaves the group, victim of the entry of the Portuguese Renato Sanches, one of the summer recruits.
The players invited to the start like Julian Draxler, Thilo Kehrer, Mauro Icardi, Idrissa Gueye and Rafinha are not called up either.
The probable eleven:
Donnarumma - Ramos (or Mukiele), Marquinhos (cap.), Kimpembe - Hakimi, Verratti, Vitinha, Nuno Mendes - Messi - Neymar, Mbappé.