PARIS, France (Sporting Alert) — David Beckham and Zlatan Ibrahimovic are both in the Paris Saint-Germain squad named by manager Carlo Ancelotti to face Montpellier in French Ligue 1 on Friday.
PSG, which leads the French Premier League with 58 points, will be looking for a victory ahead of next Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League quarter-finals clash with Barcelona at home.
Ibrahimovic and Beckham are joined in the squad by a number of other superstars, including defenders Alex and the fit again Thiago Silva.
The 19-man squad also includes the recovering Lucas Moura, as well as Maxwell, Javier Pastore, Gregory Van Der Wiel, who has been linked with a move to Arsenal and goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu.
Argentine forward Ezequiel Lavezzi and Thiago Motta are among those not included in the squad.
Paris Saint-Germain Full Squad
ALEX; ARMAND Sylvain; BECKHAM David; CAMARA Zoumana; CHANTOME Clément; DOUCHEZ Nicolas; GAMEIRO Kevin; IBRAHIMOVIC Zlatan; JALLET Christophe; LUCAS Moura; MATUIDI Blaise; MAXWELL; MENEZ Jérémy; PASTORE Javier; SAKHO Mamadou; SIRIGU Salvatore; THIAGO SILVA; VAN DER WIEL Gregory; VERRATTI Marco.
LIVE TV CHANNELS: Match broadcast live on beIN SPORT 1, Al Jazeera Sports +4, Canal +, Dolce Sport, Setanta Sport Ireland, Sport Klub.