PSG Training: Donnarumma; Ramos, Marquinhos, Kimpembe; Hakimi, Witinha, Ghana, Nuno Mendes; Mbappe, Neymar and Messi.
Messi, Mbappe and Ney.
Last Friday PSG overheated the engines. It was an informal friendly in their training camp, with a 2–0 win (from Ligue 2) over Cavili in which Lionel Messi played 45′ and Sergio Ramos was allowed to kick. But beyond that test, this Wednesday’s first commitment His great tour of Japan, In a land where the drills were packed to 15,000 spectators, the local Kawasaki Frontale (7.30, ESPN) would be the opposite.
Messi smiling with Neymar in Japan. ( Associated Press Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
There, against the two-time Japanese champions, the team led by Christophe Gaultier would now begin to build good relations. And what could be better than applying the whole body: Trident Messi-Mbappe-Neymar. The new coach has a chance to do what Mauricio Pochettino was unable to do last season, prepare together with these three. In fact, in total in 2020/21, they could only be in 20 out of 46 games on the pitch together as Leo arrived in France and they were already out of the Champions League by the time they were best-connected. Were.
Therefore, it is likely that MNM adds more filming. Even more so when his consistency was doubted when Mbappe was close to moving to Real Madrid but renewed and because Neymar is seen as a full circle by the leadership, in addition, one of Gaultier’s first requests and Even publicly it was whether Brazilians stay yes or yes.
Messi en Japon (Photo by Toshifumi Kitamura and Toshifumi Kitamura / AFP)
And to practice for the start of Ligue 1 (6/8 vs. Claremont), the coach will put the line of three he wants to apply. Marquinhos, a full-blown Sergio Ramos and (for now) Kimpembé, but with the hope that Milan will arrive scrunchier (Inter is asking for 70,000,000). with Paredes and Icardi have to gain ground From the bench PSG wants to start fine-tuning the machine. And they climb on the trident.