PSG team news: Mbappe, Dembele and Asensio all start against Barcelona

When Paris Saint-Germain step out to face Barcelona on Wednesday night, the narratives are already there to be written – and not just by Kylian Mbappe. All eyes will be on the French World Cup winner as he will look to terrorise a surprisingly solid Barca back line, and it could be that the battle … Read more

PSG vs. Barça: Can Mbappé decide epic Champions League rivalry one last time?

Julien Laurens, CorrespondentApr 9, 2024, 11:00 AM Three years on from their last encounter in the round of 16, a new chapter in the rivalry between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona will be written on Wednesday when they face each other in the Champions League quarterfinals. This time, there is no Lionel Messi, Neymar or Luis … Read more

Jules Kounde on Barcelona’s plan for PSG’s Kylian Mbappe: ‘We have to stop him collectively’

Barcelona’s chances of reaching their first Champions League semi-final in five years are almost entirely dependant on their ability to contain Paris Saint-Germain superstar Kylian Mbappe for the 180 minutes of their quarter-final tie, and there has been plenty of talk about coach Xavi Hernández’s strategy to deal with the French superstar. We won’t know … Read more

PSG vs. Barça: Can Mbappé decide epic Champions League rivalry one last time?

Julien Laurens, CorrespondentApr 9, 2024, 06:00 AM ET Three years on from their last encounter in the round of 16, a new chapter in the rivalry between Paris Saint-Germain and Barcelona will be written on Wednesday when they face each other in the Champions League quarterfinals. This time, there is no Lionel Messi, Neymar or … Read more

Bellingham, Mbappé & Co – The most valuable player for the Champions League’s last 8 teams

€7.12b of talent left in CL  ©TM/IMAGO It’s that stage of the season. We are into the Champions League quarter-finals. Just the best eight teams in Europe remain. And the draw has thrown up some mouth-watering ties. Current champions Manchester City will take on 14-time winners Real Madrid, whilst Arsenal face off with Bayern Munich, looking to gain … Read more

Rival watch: Tension between Kylian Mbappe and Luis Enrique before Barcelona clash

Paris Saint-Germain warmed up for Wednesday’s Champions League clash against Barcelona with a 1-1 Ligue 1 draw against Clermont Foot on Saturday. The hosts needed an 85th minute goal to snatch a point against Ligue 1’s bottom side in a match that was overshadowed by more tension between Kylian Mbappe and Luis Enrique. As we … Read more

PSG boss on Mbappé questions: ‘It’s so boring’

Paris Saint-Germain boss Luis Enrique has criticised journalists for always asking him about decisions around Kylian Mbappé‘s playing time, calling the line of questioning “boring.” His PSG team earned an impressive 2-0 win over great rivals Marseille in Le Classique on Sunday despite playing with 10 men for over 50 minutes, but the result did … Read more

Mbappé 3rd and Saka 5th – The top 20 most valuable players in the world

Five Real Madrid players  ©TM/IMAGO This month, Transfermarkt has released its market value updates for the top five European leagues and there’s been some fascinating results. The English Premier League remains the most valuable league in the world, followed by La Liga, Serie A, the Bundesliga and Ligue 1. Over 500 players had their market values … Read more

European Team of the Season so far: Kane, Mbappé, Buongiorno

Every week, we usually bring you the best performers across Europe’s top five leagues (English Premier League, German Bundesliga, Spanish LaLiga, French Ligue 1 and Italian Serie A) using the unique WhoScored ratings system. The ratings are based on a comprehensive algorithm that uses Opta data during live matches, with more than 200 raw statistics, … Read more