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Messi will not play this weekend after finishing 'touched' in the Champions League

Published:7/10/2022 - 16:59h

Updated:7/10/2022 - 16:59h

Although it has not confirmed any muscular injury, Paris Saint-Germain will leave to Lionel Messi resting this weekend. The '30' asked the change between week and will go back to do proofs the Sunday

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The past Wednesday in the Champions League there was a moment almost unusual. Lionel Messi asked the change and was substituted to fault of ten minutes for the end with his team playing the triumph in front of the Benfica. The never seen, the Argentinian asking be changed. Immediately they jumped the alarms, but the checkups in which descartó any injury, reassured to the entity gala and also to all Argentina.

However, the Argentinian will not be available for the meeting in front of the Stade Reims of this weekend to give him rest and avoid any greater consequence. "Messi will not be in the meeting of this day, but, if all goes well, will go back to the trainings the Sunday in the morning", affirmed the technician of the PSG in press conference this Friday in the previous of the meeting.

Besides, the own Parisian club advanced to the conference of his trainer and issued a medical communiqué explaining the situation of the Argentinian. "After the annoyances that suffered in the thigh, Messi has been subjected to proofs that have descartado an injury, the results are tranquilizadores. The Sunday will provide a new examination", prays the communiqué of the PSG.

Until this week Messi was having a big season, in his second course in France. To his five goals and seven assistances in Tie 1, add two so many and a pass of goal more than has made in Champions. The big course of the Argentinian will have to detain at least during this weekend, although surely it will be the best thinking in the World-wide of Qatar.

Possible change?

With the absence of Messi the technical Frenchman could see forced to change his system, the one who right now is a 3-4-3. In first instance Christophe Galtier affirmed that "now we are not in the period of the market, although it can influence in the configuration of the team. In a change of organisation, always there are reflections. There is not at all fix for a trainer when has injuries or on the physical state", finalised the míster, that neither will be able to have Nuno Mendes in the left sector of the defence.

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