The PSG squad and the potential lineup against FC Barcelona

PSG announced the entire squad that traveled to Spain in order to achieve a comeback against Barcelona in the Champions League
PSG and their called-up players to face Barcelona in the UCL.
PSG and their called-up players to face Barcelona in the UCL. / FRANCK FIFE/GettyImages

On April 15th, PSG, through its official social media accounts, revealed the names of the players who will be available for the UEFA Champions League second leg in Spain.

Achraf Hakimi's name stands out now, as he couldn't participate in the first leg at Parc des Princes due to a suspension for accumulating yellow cards.

Players called up by Luis Enrique for the Champions League

With 23 players, PSG traveled to Spain aiming to achieve the long-awaited comeback that would once again place them among the top 4 clubs in the premier European competition.

Following the first leg result, where PSG was defeated 2-3 at Parc des Princes, the team hopes to have enough footballing capability to secure a victory at the Catalans' home ground.

Luis Enrique spoke in a press conference, emphasizing the mentality the team must have to overturn the result. Additionally, PSG's preparations over the past week focused on their strategy for the April 16th UCL match against Barcelona, thanks to the rest provided by LFP in Ligue 1.

PSG arrives in the best condition to face the UCL return leg

The training session on April 15th in Spain turned out to be successful, as highlighted by Luis Enrique in the pre-match press conference.

PSG arrives with greater ambition than ever and hopes Kylian Mbappe will be at his best for the match. Furthermore, the club boasts a fully fit squad, which is the expected lineup eagerly awaited by all Parisian fans.

The expected lineup to pursue victory in Spain and secure qualification to the UEFA Champions League semifinals is as follows:

  • Donnarumma - Hakimi, Hernandez, Marquinhos, Mendes - Vitinha, Ugarte (or Ruiz), Zaire-Emery - Barcola, Mbappe, Dembele.