Champions League: Cavani ruled out of PSG's clash with Manchester United

Edinson Cavani Ligue 1 PSG nantes 22122018

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Cavani picked up an injury on Saturday in a 1-0 win over Bordeaux. He left the pitch moments later and was replaced by Kylian Mbappe at half-time.

PSG faces United in the return leg of their last-16 match on March 6, with some French media reporting Cavani will be out for one month.

"I think we have to improve in terms of mentality, attitude and the spirit of sacrifice for the team".

And PSG coach Tuchel told TF1's Telefoot on Sunday morning: "There is no good news this morning".

"We have to wait".

PSG will be missing a number of star players as Neymar and Veratti have already been ruled out for the important fixture. We have to play a big match.

'The Champions League is a dream for any footballer, ' he added.

"We always hope but the first exams are not good", Tuchel said.

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"There are a lot of plans B. Without Ney, maybe without Marco, maybe without Edi". We have a Plan D.

This will be music to the ears of Manchester United as the side has been in good form in the recent past.

"But, if two or three key players are not here, it's our duty to find solutions".

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's men will play hosts as the French champions come to Old Trafford for the knockout stages of Europe's top competition.

At least the win allowed PSG - whose shirts carried the players' names in Mandarin in a nod to the Chinese New Year - to get back on track after last week's 2-1 loss at Lyon, their first Ligue 1 defeat this season.

It's unclear if he will be able to play, but at this point it doesn't seem overly likely.

However, Tuchel says the Italy worldwide is eager to play a part.

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