The Paris Saint-Germain club had earlier reported that the star, Lionel Messi, will be missing from the game at Metz. Once again, his fans will be disappointed to know that he will be missing from action again during the match against Montepellier due to a bony injury. He had sustained a bone injury earlier. MRI scans showed bone contusion. Messi has to rest his knee a few more days before he can be back on the field.
The PSG had been able to maintain its perfect Ligue 1 record thanks to Achraf Hakimi, who helped the team win 2-1 at Metz, on Wednesday.
Messi to go for checkup on Sunday ahead of Man City clash
Messi made headlines after he announced that he was going to switch teams after playing for Barcelona since he was 13 years old. He left the team to join PSG after disagreements arose between Messi and Barcelona due to the wage cut that was levied by La Ligue. His contract with PSG will end after two years. Nobody knows whether he will opt for an extension or go back to the club he has known his entire life.
The star forward will go through another checkup on Sunday before the Champions League. PSG will be playing against rivals Manchester City.
Mauricio Pochettino, the coach of PSG, gave an update to the fans regarding his condition. Messi has began running again, so he is hopeful that he might recover before the championship begins. But nothing is certain until the doctor conduct few others tests to find out where he at in his recovery period.
“Leo has started running today. “On Sunday we will be able to give an update. We hope everything will go well and that he will be available again [for the game vs. Man City].” [H/T ESPN]
Sergio Ramos still nursing calf injury, will be out of this season’s Champions League
Midfielder, Marco Verratti, has also been missing from the squad after he injured himself during the World Cup Qualifier match. He has recovered well, and will be returning to training on Sunday. Apart from Messi, the team will be missing Sergio Ramos. The former Real Madrid captain made his transfer to the French Club earlier this year but he has not yet played any matches for the club due to a calf injury.