Published: Tue, February 12, 2019
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Man-Utd-PSG: Neymar and Cavani give Tuchel tactical headache

Man-Utd-PSG: Neymar and Cavani give Tuchel tactical headache

"Of course, we will miss the likes of Neymar and Edinson in attack", said Tuchel at his prematch press conference.

"He can't do all three things at the same time". "But he has such an aura that, as soon as he opens his mouth, all the players were silent, sat down and listened, and today I realise how lucky I was to play under him, that's one of the great sources of pride in my career". "We want to score some goals".

"They are full of energy and full of confidence and it will be a tough challenge".

"He needs to be positive and realise that it is part of his development".

"If I really had the choice, I would play winger, my favourite position", Young continued.

Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has won 10 of this 11 games as boss at Old Trafford but has never managed in the Champions League.

"Things are completely different". It's an impressive run.


"I have loved every single minute of it ever since I walked in and met the players", the 45-year-old added. "He has to play his game, to play with confidence and I want us to be capable to help him with the right kind of support, good passes".

"Let me put it in another way, will Manchester United miss [Paul] Pogba if he was not there tomorrow, or [Marcus] Rashford?" he said.

Tuchel says he expects his side to "suffer" at times at Old Trafford and admits an in-form Paul Pogba will be one of United's key threats.

"Without Neymar and possibly Cavani and [Marco] Verratti, we will have to think of a Plan D", Tuchel said after Saturday's game at the Parc des Princes. "He is an incredible player, wonderful qualities".

'Pogba is unsafe in the penalty area as well when the ball comes in from the right and he arrives at the right time, he's a very good header of the ball, a key player absolutely and he's now becoming a leader, he loves playing for this club'.

"He is always risky offensively with [Anthony] Martial, they're a very unsafe pairing, and Pogba is unsafe in the penalty area as well when the ball comes in from the right and he arrives at the right time in the penalty box".

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