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Mbappe named in PSG squad for Man City second-leg showdown

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The French forward missed PSG’s previous match due to a calf problem but has recovered in time for their crucial upcoming clash.

Kylian Mbappe has been named in Paris Saint-Germain’s 23-man squad for the Champions League semi-final second-leg match against Manchester City on Tuesday.

Mbappe had a “discomfort in his right calf” after the semi-final first leg in Parc des Princes last month.

The 22-year-old sat out his side’s subsequent Ligue 1 fixture, with Neymar and Marquinhos guiding PSG to a 2-1 win over Lens in his absence.

His recovery is a major boost for Mauricio Pochettino, who is hoping to guide the team to their second successive Champions League final and to their first-ever European glory.

The World Cup winner has been a standout performer for the French champions yet again this season scoring 37 goals and registering 10 assists through 43 appearances in all competitions.

PSG squad for Man City clash

Goalkeepers: Navas, Rico, Saidani, Randriamamy

Defenders: Bakker, Kimpembe, Marquinhos, Diallo, Florenzi, Dagba, Kehrer, Kurzawa

Midfielders: Herrera, Danilo, Rafinha, Verratti, Paredes, Draxler

Forwards: Kean, Mbappe, Icardi, Sarabia, Neymar

Idrissa Gueye, although suspended for the match, is also traveling with the PSG team to Manchester.

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