Back in collective training this week at the Commanderie, Arkadiusz Milik will probably not play this Sunday against Rennes.
It is a Vélodrome full as an egg which promises to welcome the Stade Rennais, Sunday at 5 p.m., on behalf of the 6e Ligue 1 day. On this occasion, loon could have found his star striker Arkadiusz Milik – injured in a meniscus since the last match of last season. Only the Polish striker, if he has resumed the collective sessions, is not yet quite fit for combat.
« I don’t think he will play against Rennes, says Jorge Sampaoli this Saturday at a press conference. He is at the end of his recovery process, but we do not want to take risks, make mistakes that would lengthen this period of unavailability. « However, the Argentine coach is longing for the return of the former Napoli scorer: » He is an attacker who can go down a notch to bring in the construction of the game, he can also take depth … His height on the ground can change. But he’s not going to make our collective game idea harder. We are always very happy to have such a good player in the team. »
Another doubt for Payet
Another good player who risks missing out this weekend on the Marseille side: Dimitri Payet. « We thought he could be with us in Monaco, but he tried to see what it was like on the pitch, and he was afraid of getting injured. He was not feeling well. Ditto for the match in Russia, we took him with us because we wanted to see if he was available, if it was possible, because he is a different player (sic). We played very well in Monaco without him, we also had some great matches with him. For me, the team needs Dimitri Payet, he gives us goals, strength to the team. We’ll see how he feels for this match … »
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