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Ramos enters the PSG squad to play against Manchester City


FILE PHOTO: Sergio Ramos of Paris St Germain waving to fans in the stadium before the French soccer Ligue 1 match against RC Strasbourg at the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris, France. August 14, 2021. REUTERS / Sarah Meyssonnier / Archive

PARIS, Nov 23 (Reuters) – Paris St Germain defender Sergio Ramos is set to play his first game in more than six months after being inducted into the squad that will face Manchester City in League Group A on Wednesday of Champions.

The Spaniard joined PSG in July on a free transfer after ending a 16-year career with Real Madrid, but has been unable to play due to a long calf injury that led him to miss most of the previous season. and of the Eurocopa 2020 with Spain.

However, the 35-year-old has been able to train non-stop for three weeks and was included in coach Mauricio Pochettino’s 23-man squad for the trip to England, where his team hopes to reserve a spot in the elimination phase.

PSG are second in Group A with eight points, one behind the leaders City with two games to go. A win would secure the French team’s passage to the next stage, but defeat would end their hopes of finishing first and being seeded for the round of 16 draw.

(Reporting by Richard Martin; edited in Spanish by Carlos Serrano)

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