The winger’s omission is not surprising as he suffered an injury during Tuesday’s 2022 World Cup qualifying match against Cape Verde. This led to his replacement by Abdullahi Shehu in the 68th minute.
Kombouaré confirmed at the pre-match press conference that the Nigerian picked up an injury on international duty.
Moses has been very influential for Nantes in the current season. He is their top assist provider with six. And his other goal involvement was his consolation strike in a 3-1 loss to Stade Reims on matchday eight.
The 26-year-old will not have the chance to play against PSG superstar Lionel Messi. Something that has happened only once in his career, back in the 2018-2019 season while wearing the colours of Levante in La Liga.
The last time Simon missed a Ligue 1 game was against Lens on January 17, 2021