Parisians bounce back from first leg 1-0 deficit to beat Lyon, who have won the title each year since 2016.
After losing 1-0 to Bayern in last year's final, PSG now stands one step away from the second final of its 51-year history and remains on course to win it for the first time.
Laporta was last president at Barca between 2003 and 2010, which included overseeing the hugely successful appointment of Pep Guardiola as coach and the iconic treble-winning team of 2008/9.
Chelsea says it has been a "very difficult decision" to part ways with the 42-year-old, who replaced Maurizio Sarri in July 2019.
Coach Mauricio Pochettino was manager of Tottenham in the Premier League for five years and led the Spurs to the Champions League final in 2019.
Former Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino is reportedly set to be Tuchel’s replacement.
Paris St Germain and Istanbul Basaksehir players took a knee before the game in reaction to a racist comment by a match official that caused the Champions League match to be rescheduled.
PSG forward Mbappe and Neymar and others voiced their support to Basaksehir assistant coach Pierre Webo after the racist abuse by Romanian fourth official, Sebastian Coltescu.
PSG could have been on the brink of elimination from Group H with a defeat at Old Trafford but Neymar put last season's runners-up ahead in the sixth minute and the world's most expensive player sealed their victory in stoppage time.
With 2-0 away win against a Juventus side deprived of Cristiano Ronaldo, Barcelona bounced back from their weekend defeat in the Clasico against Real Madrid and shut out the boardroom crisis which led to president Josep Maria Bartomeu resigning.
Approaching Champions League games will go ahead behind closed doors, as UEFA is allowing clubs to open stadiums up to 30 percent of capacity.
Late-night clashes erupted on the Champs-Elysees, where vehicles were set on fire, windows broken and shops vandalised after Paris Saint-Germain lost the final to Bayern Munich in Portugal.
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