PSG's Kylian Mbappe could be on the bench for 'Le Classique' against Marseille

The PSG vs Marseille fixture is set to be the highlight of matchday 27 in Ligue 1, promising an electrifying encounter at the Velodrome, where this classic French showdown will take place

After returning from his competition with the French national team, Kylian Mbappé could be a substitute for the visit to Marseille at the Velodrome.
After returning from his competition with the French national team, Kylian Mbappé could be a substitute for the visit to Marseille at the Velodrome. / Julian Finney/GettyImages
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For this encounter between Paris Saint-Germain and Olympique de Marseille, it seems that for PSG, it won't be a different game in Ligue 1, as Le Parisien has expressed that PSG could play this match without their star player, Kylian Mbappe.

Le Parisien expressed that a few days before the match, rotation in the starting XI of Paris Saint-Germain is one of the most relevant options for this encounter. This decision could be made as the Parisian club sees the Copa de France match against Rennes as a priority. For PSG, it's important to conquer any competition they're involved in.

What are PSG's priorities?

March 31st is the day of the classic, where it is expected to be a match worthy of the rivalry between PSG and Marseille for France on the field. Just a few days before this match, on April 3rd, will be the Copa de France semifinal, and PSG hopes to have all their players available to advance to the final of this tournament.

Luis Enrique will have a significant task ahead to set up the ideal team to compete against Marseille and continue adding points in the race for the Ligue 1 title. However, all competitions carry significant weight for PSG, and he will need to manage the squad effectively to succeed in each competition they are currently contesting.

All players trained on Friday, March 29th, where the return of all players who had been competing with their national teams has already reintegrated into collective training, adding to this the important return of Marquinhos, Skriniar, and Marco Asensio, news that is increasingly positive for PSG heading into the final stretch of the 2024/25 season.

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