PSG finally drop points as Thomas Tuchel hints about players’ futures

After a run of 14 straight wins in Ligue 1, PSG lost their 100% record in an exciting 2-2 draw at Bordeaux

By Adam White and Eric Devin for Get French Football News

PSG’s run of wins to start the Ligue 1 season finally came to an end on Sunday night as they were pegged back twice by an energetic Bordeaux side. While the entertaining 2-2 draw served as a good advert for the league, it also offered an intriguing window into the issues that still affect PSG on and off the pitch. Despite their record-breaking pace, not all is well in Paris.

The two most curious cases are those of Edinson Cavani and Adrien Rabiot. Rabiot has shown an immature side in 2018, refusing to be placed on Didier Deschamps’ standby list for the World Cup and batting back several offers to renew his contract. With his mother acting as his agent, that side of things has long been contentious, but this latest breakdown in talks seems irretrievable. Despite coming on against Liverpool in midweek, he wasn’t even included in the squad at Bordeaux, with Marquinhos partnering Julian Draxler in central midfield.

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