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OFFICIAL: Messi falls off Pochettino's list for Leipzig-PSG

Published:2/11/2021 - 11:47h

Updated:2/11/2021 - 11:48h

Leo Messi has been dropped from Mauricio Pochettino's squad list for Leipzig-Paris Saint-Germain this Wednesday in the Champions League. The Argentine has muscular problems and the coach will not risk with him

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Leo Messi was serious doubt for the Leipzig-Paris Saint-Germain of this Wednesday in Germany and at the end has confirmed that the Argentinian will not be present in the duel in front of the germanos. Mauricio Pochettino has given the list of summoned for this crash and the one of Rosario has not gone in in the same by fault of some muscular problems that drags from does several days.

The past weekend, the attacker was subjected to diverse proofs to see the scope of these annoyances. To the '30' detected him a slight ailment in the knee and at the end the trainer of the square Frenchman has done case to the doctors and has not risked with him. To warn a greater injury, the ex of the FC Barcelona will remain in Paris working and recovering to be able to be to 100% what before.

Messi, therefore, will not be of the game in the meeting in front of a Leipzig that needs to win to have options to classify at least for the Europe League. The Parisians, by his part, will look for to certify his leadership with a victory that keep him by in front of the Manchester City. For this, 'Poche' at least yes will be able to have Kylian Mbappé​, that is healthy and available for the party.

Up to now, I Read it has not fulfilled with the expectations that had the PSG with him and in France is him criticising strongly. The physical problems and the difficulty that supposes to adapt to a team, to a country and to a new League are doing that it do not take out his best version. It expects , nevertheless, that in the weeks to come, once surpass his annoyances, can show why is the best of the world.

Leonardo 'wetted' on the 'case Messi'

It is necessary to remember that in Paris Saint-Germain has have showed his unrest with the stops of selections by the 'case Messi'. Leonardo left clear that is being complicated that the Argentinian adapt by fault of this and of the muscular tiredness that causes not resting. "Messi? It is a bit difficult to explain. In these two months has happened more time with his selection that here. It contested three parties in the last international stop. Afterwards trips without stopping. And now it has muscular problems", affirmed the sportive director.

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