Leo Messi in a warming with the PSG

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Confirmed! Leo Messi will be drop for the duel of the PSG in front of the Lyon

Published:8/01/2022 - 14:03h

Updated:8/01/2022 - 14:13h

Messi already lost by his contagion the party of the Glass of France in Vannes (0-4), which contested the past Sunday. For that then, already took into account that probably it would lose two commitments more. However, now it expects that it return the next weekend

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As it expected , the Argentinian star Leo Messi will lose the duel of his team, the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG), in front of the Olympique of Lyon of this Sunday, corresponding to the day 20 of Tie it 1, of France. The footballer returned to Europe after giving negative by COVID-19 in the last proof PCR that practised in Rosario (Argentina). However, it will follow fulfilling with the sanitary protocol adopted for the case and will follow training to the margin of the group.

The ex FC Barcelona took a direct flight from Argentina in the morning of 4 January and subjected to new proofs to determine if the virus had left some sequela before putting to the orders of the míster Parisian, Mauritius Pochettino. "Our priority is the health for all. Afterwards we want to win each party and compete of the best way being happy", those were the words of the trainer, when hardly enteraba of the new contagions.

"The proofs made during the holidays of winter and before the resumption of the training revealed four positive cases of COVID-19 between the players and a positive case between the staff. The people affected are under the protocols of COVID-19 valid", prays part of the message published by the PSG in his social networks, road whereby confirmed that the footballers affected were: Leo Messi, Juan Bernat, Sergio Rico and Nathan Bitumazala.

Messi already lost by his contagion the party of the Glass of France in Vannes (0-4), which contested the past Sunday. For that then, already took into account that probably it would lose two commitments more. One was in front of the Lyon —already confirmed his drop— and the another will be in front of the Stade Brestois next Saturday 15 January equally by the French league. However, it expects that for this date already was smart to return to the field of game.

Criticisms against Leo

Without explaining the parties that will lose by be infected with COVID-19, Messi has lost a third of what goes of season with the PSG: a total of nine of the 25 parties since it arrived to the capital of France.

The reaction of the press has not done expect: "After 21 years, the Argentinian genius was expelled of his club against his will and finish to happen five months complicated in the PSG. His integration is a penalty in this team of Pochettino so baroque", writes the newspaper Him Parisien. Whereas L'Équipe has described the situation like this: "The club contains the breath".

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