PSG Dani Alves and Lucas to miss Marseille

A thigh injury has ruled Dani Alves out of Paris Saint-Germain’s trip to the south coast to face rivals Marseille.

Dani Alves and Lucas Moura have not been included in Paris Saint-Germain’s squad to face arch-rivals Marseille, but coach Unai Emery has recalled fit-again captain Thiago Silva.

Silva missed PSG’s Ligue 1 victory over Dijon and the subsequent away win at Anderlecht in the Champions League due to a thigh injury but he has been included in Emery’s travelling group for Sunday’s match at the Stade Velodrome.

A thigh issue has ruled Alves out of the trip and he is expected to be replaced at right-back by Thomas Meunier, despite the Belgian struggling with an ankle issue.

Meanwhile, Brazilian winger Lucas – who scored in PSG’s 5-1 away win against Marseille in February – remains out of favour having not started a Ligue 1 game this season.

Christopher Nkunku and Hatem Ben Arfa also miss out as PSG aim to extend their unbeaten start in Ligue 1.

PSG Dani Alves and Lucas to miss Marseille
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