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Edinson Cavani Limps Off Injured in PSG Win vs. Bordeaux

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Cary Erickson | 10 February, 2019, 07:56

He left the pitch moments later and was replaced by Kylian Mbappe at half-time.

"I don't have good news".

The French giants travel to Old Trafford on Tuesday for the first-leg of their Champions League last-16 tie with United.

'We have to wait.

PSG are already without Neymar for the match and Tuchel accepts Cavani may have to miss out as well, dealing the Ligue 1 champions a major blow ahead of facing a United side who have won 10 out of a possible 11 matches under interim manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.

He was in attendance at Saturday's game, which saw Marco Verratti make his return to action after three weeks out with an ankle injury. Without "Ney", maybe without Marco, maybe without "Edi". We have to analyse Manchester United, we have to stay calm and confident.

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"It's super hard. If we miss several players the challenge will be even bigger. If we are missing lots of key players, it's an even bigger challenge, but we will be ready on Tuesday, I think".

Asked if today's win was ideal preparation for facing PSG, he said: "Yes, I would have to say so because it's a tough place to come".

While Tuchel needs Verratti against a United midfield featuring the in-form Paul Pogba, the 58 minutes he played may not be enough to get his rhythm back in time to face a revitalized United.

The PSG striker scored his side's victor from the spot-kick, but injured himself taking the penalty.

European hopefuls Strasbourg lost 2-1 at home to Angers on Saturday, while Amiens beat Caen 1-0 to climb above Monaco and out of the relegation zone.