Marquinhos, hard blow confirmed


By: Manu Tournoux

PSG will have to do without Marquinhos on Wednesday evening against Nice, in the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France. Injured, the Brazilian will not play again with Paris before the end of March.

It’s been almost a month since Marquinhos last stepped on the pitch. Last seen on February 17, during the match won in Nantes by PSG (0-2, 22nd day of Ligue 1), the Brazilian was released that day in the 69th minute of play. He suffered a tendon injury Achille, the Parisian central defender headed to the infirmary and almost four weeks later, things are not getting better. It won’t be available until the end of March.

Paris Saint-Germain officially confirmed the information on Tuesday. While Luis Enrique’s men host OGC Nice on Wednesday evening, as part of the quarter-finals of the Coupe de France, they will once again have to do without their captain. “ Marquinhos is treating Achilles tendon pain. He will be unavailable until the international break. » An implacable observation.

Ready for OM?

Opens the match against the Niçois, the Brazilian will therefore also miss the trip to Montpellier on March 17 in the championship. Called by his coach, will Marquinhos be on the trip to face England (March 23) and Spain (March 26) in a friendly with the Seleçao? In any case, Paris Saint-Germain hopes to get him back fresh and available for the famous “Classic” on March 31 against Olympique de Marseille.

Also note that, in its medical update, PSG communicated on the state of health of other elements of its defense: “ Milan Skriniar carries out recovery work on the pitch individually. ⁠Presnel Kimpembe continues his recovery exercises.»

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