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Sergio Ramos still has not been able to have continuity in Paris. The Andalusian defender has started the year in a similar way to the one that ended in 2021, that is, without having minutes. This Sunday, PSG drew 1-1 against Lyon and, although the camero entered the call-up, Pochettino chose to align Marquinhos and Kimpembe as center-backs, leaving the Spanish international without playing.

Photo by Sergio Ramos

“Okay, it was a decision that I did not play today. (…) We play with four defenders. There is a lot of competition for everyone. I hope I can play the next matches. The decision was to play with Marquinhos and Kimpembe “ The Argentine coach underlined at a press conference, leaving a warning to the central defender, who could not play the first game of the year against Vannes in the Cup due to suspension and did not even warm up against Olympique de Lyon.

Till the date, Sergio Ramos has been called up to just three games with PSG in Ligue 1. He made his debut against Saint-Étienne on November 28, playing the 90 minutes after five months in dry dock, which caused muscle fatigue that kept him off the pitch for almost a month. On December 22, the player from Camas reappeared against Lorient, entering the field in the second half with the bad luck of ending the match sent off by a double yellow that he saw in just four minutes.

The fact that Ramos did not play for a minute yesterday was a decision by Pochettino that is in line with the policy of prudence that he has followed throughout the season. The coach does not want to risk players who have been inactive for a long time and that is why the Spanish international did not have minutes against Olympique de Lyon. On Saturday, against Brest, the PSG defender could reappear in a less demanding game.