Lionel Messi is expected to play his first game for Paris Saint-Germain since his World Cup victory with Argentina. Messi has been training with his teammates, and coach Christophe Galtier expressed hope the forward will be ready to take on last-place Angers in a French league match.
Kylian Mbappe will be missing as he went on holiday. Lagging four points behind leader PSG, second-place Lens travel to struggling Strasbourg. Ukraine‘s Ruslan Malinovskyi could make his debut for third-place Marseille when the nine-time champions play at Troyes.
The midfielder has joined on loan from Atalanta until the end of the season with an option to make the move permanent.