PSG vs Angers LIVE!  Lionel Messi returns after World Cup triumph

PSG vs Angers LIVE! Lionel Messi returns after World Cup triumph

PSG vs Angers LIVE!  Lionel Messi returns after World Cup triumph

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PSG OWNERS LINKED TO ENGLISH CLUBS

from PSG Qatari landlords made headlines this week...

Qatar Sports Investment, owner of the French giants, is monitoring the prospect of taking over the two Manchester United and liverpool, according to reports. Read the full story here.

PSG players wear t-shirts honoring Brazilian three-time World Cup winner Peledied at the age of 82 on December 29.

MESSI WILL BE HONORED BEFORE KICK-OFF

Messi is honored by Paris Saint Germain for his remarkable success in the world cup before kick-off against Angers.

The 35-year-old cemented himself further in footballing folklore by winning his first-ever world Cup in Qatar, while winning the tournament's Golden Ball.

However, despite a pair of goals in the final, the seven-time Ballon d'Or was edged out by PSG teammate Mbappe for the Golden Boot. The Frenchman scored a remarkable hat-trick in what will be remembered as one of the greatest world Cup story endings.

HICCUP IN THE PSG TITLE CHALLENGE

Without Lionel Messi and suspended it Neymar, PSG were stunned by the closest challengers for the title, Lens, losing 3-1 on New Year's Day.

On the side of Christophe Galtier The first league loss of the season added some spice to the title chase. There are currently only four points separating first and second.

THE ANGERS SIDE TAKES PSG

Angers need a win. A defeat at Lorient in their last league encounter cemented On the side of Abdel Bouhazama in 20th place with just eight points to their name.

The team is seven points from 16th place and safety. Can they claim an unlikely victory tonight? It seems unlikely.

Messithe newly crowned world champion makes his League 1 back against the lower side Angers. His fellow World Cup finalist, Kylian Mbappe, however, is injured. Here is the full line-up of PSG...

Hello and welcome to SPORTbible's coverage of tonight's Ligue 1 game between Paris Saint Germain and Angers.

All eyes will be on the PSG star Lionel Messi as he returns to club football after winning the world Cup with Argentina.

Full team news will follow shortly.

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Paris Saint-Germain, Lionel Messi, Ligue 1, Kylian Mbappe

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