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Published: 12:06 | 11/4/16

Kompany ruled out of PSG match

Manchester City face French champions on Tuesday

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says Vincent Kompany will miss Tuesday's Champions League tie against Paris Saint-Germain.

City face the French champions in the Champions League quarter-final second leg at the Etihad Stadium on Tuesday, following last week's 2-2 first leg draw at the Parc des Princes.

Kompany, who has not featured since he sustained a calf injury against Dynamo Kiev on 15 April in the Round of 16, was able to take part in Monday's training session.

However, Pellegrini says he will not risk the City captain against the French champions.

"He is not 100%. It is not possible," the Chilean said.

Nicolas Otamendi and Raheem Sterling were the only absentees from Monday's training session, although both were present for a pre-training meeting.

Pellegrini confirmed that Otamendi will start against PSG, but Sterling will not feature.

"Sterling is still injured...and Otamendi twisted his ankle in the last game [Saturday's 2-1 win over West Brom], he will be okay to play.

The match against PSG is not sold out after the club opted to increase ticket prices up to £60, and Pellegrini admits that the City fans have not wholeheartedly embraced the Champions League.

City were threatened with Uefa disciplinary action in November 2015 after supporters booed the Champions League anthem in protest at European football's governing body's Financial Fair Play rules, and at their exclusion from an away tie in Moscow in October 2014 when 650 CSKA Moscow fans defied a ban to attend a match that was supposed to be played behind closed doors following racist chants

"For different reasons they don't feel 100% for this competition," he said..

"As we get further I think that will change. I don't have any doubt we will have their support 100%."

David Silva has been struggling with ankle problems, while Argentine striker Sergio Aguero suffered a knock in Saturday's 2-1 Premier League win over West Brom, but both will fit for the match against Laurent Blanc's side.

PSG will be without David Luiz and Blaise Matuidi, who are suspended after being booked in the first leg, but coach Laurent Blanc has included Italian midfielder Marco Verratti, who has not played since 20 February following a groin injury, in his squad.

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