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Edison Cavani to miss Champions League clash against Man Utd

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Paris Saint-Germain will be without one of their key men in Edison Cavani when they travel to Old Trafford for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 clash against Manchester United on Tuesday night.

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The 31-year-old Uruguayan striker limped off with a thigh problem during PSG’s hard-fought 1-0 win over Bordeaux on Saturday with coach Thomas Tuchel admitting on Sunday that it would be “very difficult” for him to be fit to face United.

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“The examinations carried out revealed a lesion of a tendon on the right hip. The treatment and duration of unavailability will depend on the recovery in the coming days.” A statement from the club read.

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Cavani’s injury comes as a big blow to the French champions who are already without Brazilian attacker Neymar while Marco Verratti remains a doubt.

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