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UCL: Guardiola confirms player to miss Man City, PSG clash

Manchester City boss, Pep Guardiola, has confirmed the player who will miss his side’s Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday night at Etihad Stadium.

According to Guardiola, playmaker, Kevin De Bruyne, will not take part in Man City’s clash with PSG as he continues to self-isolate following a positive COVID-19 test.

The Citizen manager also said he would assess Jack Grealish’s fitness before making a decision on whether to select him for the PSG game.

Guardiola’s side head to the game following a 3-0 victory over Everton in the Premier League last weekend.

“Jack is much better,” Guardiola was quoted by Man City’s official website as saying at his pre-match press conference.

“[There are] some niggles for some players. Tomorrow [Wednesday] we have the last training session and we will decide then who will play.

“Unfortunately, Kevin is not available [for the game against PSG].

“I don’t know [when his isolation period ends]. We will do another PCR test and then hopefully it will be negative and he will be back.”

The kick-off time for the game is 9 pm.

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