PSG stars jet off home after humbling Ole Gunnar Solskjaer’s Manchester United with Kylian Mbappe, Angel Di Maria and Co holding big advantage in Champions League tie
Thomas Tuchel’s side beat United 2-0 in the Champions League last-16 first leg, leaving the Premier League giants with a huge task in Paris.
Kylian Mbappe was the star of the show, netting his side’s second. But his team-mates were left waiting for him and Marco Veratti at Manchester airport.
Kylian Mbappe heads onto his flight back home, after his PSG side beat Manchester United
Mbappe was kept behind at Old Trafford for drug testing, delaying the plane by an hour
Angel Di Maria signs autographs for fans, having starred on his return to Old Trafford
The duo were kept behind for standard drug testing after the game, delaying the PSG plane by an hour.
They finally took off at around 1.20am on Wednesday morning, having made their way through Manchester airport kitted out in their special Champions League leisurewear seen throughout the campaign, made by the Jordan brand.
The game saw Angel Di Maria’s first game back at Old Trafford after leaving Manchester United in 2015.
He signed autographs for fans waiting at the airport, despite having been booed by the home crowd during the match.
His manager believed the jeers spurred him on, with the Argentine turning in a vintage performance in the second half.
He said: ‘In the first half it was a bit hard for him playing right in front of me and losing many easy balls. He had a bit of a hard time because I was close to him.
Midfielder Marco Veratti also had to be drug tested after the game, which PSG won 2-0
Julian Draxler (left) and Presnel Kimpembe, who netted the first goal, head home to Paris
Flamboyant star Dani Alves makes his way through the airport complete with headphones
41 year old keeper Gianluigi Buffon looked stylish in a woolen cap as he boarded the plane
‘Maybe he was a bit nervous and a bit overused because he plays all the time for us.
‘I’m happy he stayed confident, he’s always super reliable, he always gives his best and for that it’s easy to forgive him when he has not such a good first half.
‘It’s always dangerous for him from the corners and of course a superb assist, it was a perfect pass for Kylian. It was a nice comeback for him, I’m very happy for him and of course he helped us a lot.’