Why the South Americans of PSG miss matches … And why it will not happen again

Many Brazilian and Argentinian internationals have seen their calendar collide with that of their club. Ligue 1 had to do with it. PSG, the main victim, got annoyed.

«A moment of madness.This is how Mauricio Pochettino, coach of Paris Saint-Germain, called the October international break. The qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup in South America, scheduled for the night of Thursday to Friday, will not allow those concerned to play the PSG-Angers match on Friday evening (9 p.m.). It is therefore without the Brazilians Marquinhos and Neymar, and the Argentines Leandro Paredes, Angel Di Maria and Lionel Messi that Pochettino will have to compose. “I can not do anything, the Argentinian coach felt sorry for him. The clubs, in a way, we are helpless in this situation.»

A situation that had already occurred in September, during PSG-Clermont, delaying Messi’s debut at the Parc des Princes. The capital club is the most affected, but Marseille and Lyon, where the Brazilians Gerson and Lucas Paqueta play, are not left out. Like most of the big European clubs. But why, this season, are the South Americans returning so late in

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