Leo Messi, during the presentation of Gamper

THE '10' WILL NOT BE IN USA

No economic consequences due to Messi's absence

Published:6/08/2019 - 17:55h

Updated:6/08/2019 - 17:56h

Leo Messi will not be present in the pre-season tour of FC Barcelona in the United States, but his absence will not affect the club's income

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The FC Barcelona announced this Monday that Leo Messi will not be present in turns it of pre-season of the team of Ernesto Valverde in United States, that includes two friendly against the Naples. The Barcelona captain, by some annoyances in the right leg, will not be forced to play during a so long trip and will remain in the City Condal recovering.

Of course, the news has been a hit to the barcelonismo, that already was anxious to be able to see the new connection of the Argentinian star with the new signings, Frenkie of Jong or Antonie Griezmann. According to the informations published by Sportive World, finally the absence of Messi no repercutirá negatively in the income of the Barça during turns it as it had rumoreado.

The club has not facilitated the exact figures of the agreement of economic income by the duels that go to contest in the Hard Rock Stadium of Miami (Thursday 8 August) and in Ann Arbor in the Michigan Stadiumpartidos (Saturday 10 August), but according to the quoted media could be of some 5 million euros. The figure that will not descend by the absence of Messi, since when treating of an injury would not apply penalty.

It is necessary to remember that Leo Messi left see for the first time in this pre-season in the previous of the party of the Gamper against the Arsenal to give a speech autocrítico but ambitious. However, no it could him see dress of short and expected that his debut of pre-season took place in United States, something that does not go to suceder.

By the moment, Ernesto Valverde will have to follow preparing the season with the players that had to date more those that have incorporated of the final rounds of the Glass America. Besides, also it will join to it turns it American Junior Firpo​, the last incorporation of the culés. In the meantime, Messi will work in Barcelona to recover .

Leo Messi, anxious for going back to play

Leo Messi regretted in a message by Instagram his absence in United States, although it showed optimist of face to his recovery. "Had win to start and lamentably had a mishap in the first training that goes me to leave outside a tiempito", wrote, adding that "I appreciate them to all his messages and the samples of affection, wanted to be with the team and with the people that is still in us USES. This time will not be able to be, but will see again us prompt. An embrace to all".

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