– PSG could welcome Marco Veratti back to the fold after he missed his side’s semi
– His return will boost PSG’s depth in the midfield as the push for European glory
– Bayern face a dilemma in defence especially in the right flank
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Paris Saint-Germain will be seeking to make history when they take on Bayern Munich in the Champions League final at Estadio da Luz on Sunday, August 23.
PSG are keen to win the title for the first time ever in their history, with Bayern, veterans in the tournament also looking to crown their scintillating campaign with glory in Lisbon.
Bayern have won the competition five times having reached the finals on 10 occasions.
PSG will be buoyed when they take on the Bundesliga giants following their dramatic win over RB Leipzig in the last four to book a place in the finals.
Bayern, on the other hand, will be wary ahead of the Sunday clash, thanks to their shaky display against Lyon in the semis.
As such, both sides will be keen to parade their strongest line ups when they battle for European glory.
With the two teams priding themselves with incisive attack lines, the match is sure to be won with the side that will take their chances early.
In team news, Thomas Tuchel could keep his killer attacking trio of Kylian Mbappe, Neymar and Di Maria.
Experienced midfielder Marco Veratti could possibly return to the starting line up after he missed their semifinal fixture.
As for Bayern, Hans Flick faces a major dilemma at the back, with Benjamin Pavard, Joshua Kimmich and Leon Goretzka available for selection in the right flank.
Possible PSG starting line up:
Defenders: Bernat, Kimpempe, Silva, Kehrer
Midfielders: Marquinhos, Veratti, Herrera
Forwards: Neymar, Mbappe, Di Maria
Possible Bayern starting line up:
Defenders: Davies, Alaba, Boateng, Kimmich
Midfielders: Thiago, Goretzka
Forwards: Perisic, Muller, Gnabry, Lewandowski
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Manchester United legend Wayne Rooney has thrown his weights behind Paris Saint Germain to win this season’s Champions League title.
The French League giants are in the final of Europe’s elite competition in their history and will face German League winners Bayern Munich for a chance to lift the silverware.
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