Laurent Blanc will probably trust Zoumana Camara Wednesday against Montpellier. A new opportunity to highlight this important issue professional in the locker room of the Red and Blue and never disappointing in the field.
Pedro Pauleta, Jerome Rothen, Mamadou Sakho .PSG in which Zoumana Camara landed in 2007 after three years at Saint-Etienne, has changed. “Papus”, he is still there today in the middle of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edinson Cavani and other Thiago Motta.
As a symbol, a hyphen between Paris Saint-Germain in the past and that of QSI. 34 years old (35 in April), this native of Colombes Hauts-de-Seine should be in Bordeaux in the quarter-finals of the League Cup ( 3-1 win ), put the red and blue tunic face Montpellier on Wednesday as part of 16C Cup France ( 8:55 p.m. ). According to the predictions of Paris, it will be associated with his captain Thiago Silva in central defense. Where appropriate, Zoumana Camara would dispute its ninth game of the season, who played four games in Ligue 1 (1 tenure) and three in the Champions League (1 establishment) in addition to his game League Cup (1 tenure ).
Grandpa Is The Resistance
Many times, the former Inter player had the opportunity to leave the ship in Paris in recent years. He could be transferred, or even leave the Parc des Princes at the end of his previous contract last summer to provide a final challenge, with more playing time than Paris (19 matches in Ligue 1 2011-2012 6 in 2012-2013, 4 this season). As Sylvain Armand for example. However, he chose to re-enlist for the seventh year in a club where he feels good when he is at home. If no course is part of the largest salaries PSG, it must be said that he is not unhappy financially in the capital. All with the opportunity to win titles, full of titles. These arguments explain its decision to continue to play second fiddle in the size of Laurent Blanc.
Remains why the PSG chose to keep Camara, while Thiago Silva, Alex and Marquinhos are already there. Firstly, the quality of player “Papus” could enable him to hold in many clubs in Ligue 1, like other “grandfathers” as Jonathan Zebina (35 years, Toulouse) or Eric Abidal (34, Monaco). Despite a lack of pace that is easy to understand, Camara never disappoints when it comes into play with Paris. Discreet and intelligent player, he knows perfectly the situation in the Paris group is happy with and will not go grumble for a few minutes of additional play time with Laurent Blanc. For cons, the PSG coach knows he can count on the former International A ‘at any time when the need arises.
Silence The Skeptics Against Montpellier
Zoumana Camara, is also a very popular in Parisian dressing element. Very friendly with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, he knows how to make it available for the good of the group. Whether youth, for whom he willingly took on the role of big brother, or others. “It brings explained it a few weeks Franck Belhassen, his advisor and friend, in the columns of our colleagues in Paris. When he was transferred to Inter Milan for 19 years, Papus was marked by kindness and attention that he wore big players like Bergomi or Zamorano, when he was a kid. He was a regular guest at home, they were there for him. Today, Pap does exactly the same thing with the players who arrive at the club. “So, it is unanimously PSG, where no one is surprised at the longevity of this to be serious and professional player. Against Montpellier, it will probably be a further opportunity to show the tanks it is not a master dressing room, but also a football player who still has its place in Ligue 1.
Without Lavezzi With Douchez
Laurent Blanc will have to deal without Ezequiel Lavezzi on Wednesday against Montpellier. Rested following a pain felt at the groin. Nicolas Douchez is meanwhile back and should also keep the Parisian goals instead of Salvatore Sirigu. Recall that Christophe Jallet and Adrien Rabiot are still missing.
The Paris Group:
Showering, Sirigu – Alex Camara, Digne, Marquinhos, Maxwell, Silva, Van der Wiel – Matuidi, Motta, Verratti – Cavani, Ibrahimovic, Lucas, Menez, Ongenda, Pastore.