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PSG predicted lineup vs Nantes - Ligue 1

Craig Vickers
Pochettino on the touchline
Pochettino on the touchline / Eurasia Sport Images/GettyImages

PSG welcome Nantes to the Parc des Princes as they aim to stretch their lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table.

Although their performances have flattered to deceive this term, Mauricio Pochettino's men sit 10 points clear of Lens in second as they aim to wrestle their league crown back from Lille.

PSG's position in their Champions League group isn't quite as comfortable, however, and Pochettino could see fit to rotate a number of his star players this weekend with a trip to face English champions Man City looming on the horizon in midweek.

Here's how PSG could line up.

PSG predicted lineup vs Nantes - Ligue 1

1. Goalkeeper & defenders

Keylor Navas
Keylor Navas could be given the nod between the sticks / BSR Agency/GettyImages

Keylor Navas (GK) - Gianluigi Donnarumma is likely to come into the team for the trip to face Man City in midweek, meaning Navas could retain his place for this one.

Achraf Hakimi (RB) - The former Inter man is already showing his worth in the French capital this season.

Thilo Kehrer (CB) - The 25-year-old has stepped up to the plate amid injuries to Ramos and Kimpembe.

Marquinhos (CB) - The experienced head in the PSG backline after the departure of Thiago Silva.

Nuno Mendes (LB) - Only 19 years old, but the Portuguese international has already blossomed into one of the finest full backs in Europe.

2. Midfielders

Idrissa Gueye
Gueye in action / Eurasia Sport Images/GettyImages

Idrissa Gueye (CM) - His energy in midfield is infectious, showing a penchant for goals this season to boot.

Gini Wijnaldum (CM) - Struggled to find his feet at the start of the season, but the former Liverpool midfielder has shown promising signs in recent weeks.

Ander Herrera (CM) - A dynamic presence in the centre of the pitch, adept defensively but also capable of dictating the tempo of a match.

3. Forwards

Kylian Mbappé
Mbappe celebrates / Lionel Hahn/GettyImages

Angel Di Maria (RW) - The arrival of Lionel Messi has seen Di Maria's minutes limited in the forward line in big games, but he could be given the nod this weekend.

Mauro Icardi (ST) - The 28-year-old offers a focal point in attack, allowing the likes of Mbappe to pivot around him.

Kylian Mbappe (LW) - The Frenchman has been in impressive form recently, scoring four times for France on international duty.

You can read 90min's preview of PSG vs Nantes here.