L’Equipe has revealed that PSG boss Mauricio Pochettino may rest Lionel Messi in Sunday’s French Cup round of 64.
Paris Saint-Germain face French fifth-division side Feyny at Valenciennes’ Stade du Henot. this sunday
In his pre-match press conference on Saturday, Pochettino said he would consider the squad as a final Ligue 1 match against Lorient is pending on Wednesday.
“For tomorrow (Sunday) and Wednesday, the arrangement will be important,” the Argentine said.
“We have a big team. with youth players We will look at how to deal with them. It was important to make them feel part of the ufabet team’s plans.”
According to the French media, there is a chance that Messi will rest in the match, while Kylian Mbappe will play for sure as the French forward will face a ban on Wednesday, including Marco. Verratti, who is also likely to play because the Italian midfielder is also suspended in the next match.