This was reported by the French club in recent hours through a medical report
Lionel Messi will not play this Sunday for PSG due to a tendon problem (Photo: Reuters)
Lionel Messi turned on the latest alarms that were missing from the Argentine national team days before the World Cup: they will not play this Sunday for Paris Saint Germainas a result of a tendon problem and will be placed under “precautionary” treatment, according to the club itself.
“Victim of Achilles tendon inflammation , Leo Messi will remain in treatment as a precaution. He will resume collective training next week”, detailed the medical report released in the last hours by the French entity.
The captain of the Argentine team will miss a match of the < b>PSGfor the third time in the semester, taking into account that at the beginning of October he suffered a problem in his calf in the first game against Benfica in the group stage of the UEFA < b>Champions League, so they decided to rest against Reims (0-0) in Ligue 1 and then in the rematch against the Portuguese (1- 1).
The PSG will visit Lorient this Sunday, November 6(from 9, Argentina time) for the 14th date of the French championship, which has him as the absolute leader with a difference of five points over his escort, the Lens. 15 days before the start of the World Cup in Qatar, there will only be one possible presentation left for the Flea in Paris during this semester: on Sunday the 13th they will host Auxerre at the Parc des Princes for matchday 15 of the tournament.
The medical report released this weekend by PSG also caused concern in other teams, since the Costa Rican Keylor Navas< was left out. /b> (back pain), Frenchman Presnel Kimpembeand the Spanish Fabián Ruiz (left adductor injury).
Lionel Messi has 12 goals and 14 assists in all competitions with PSG (Photo: REUTERS)
With this scenario, and taking into account that the Argentine team will play a friendly prior to the World Cup on Wednesday November 16 against the United Arab Emirates, it sounds unlikely that Messi will be part of PSG again in 2022.
The Albiceleste will make its debut in Qatar on Tuesday, November 22 at the Lusail Stadium against Saudi Arabia(from 7 in Argentina). It will then continue its path in Group C against Mexico (Saturday 11/26 from 4pm) and against Poland (Wednesday 11/30 from 4pm).< /p>
“It is a different World Cup, as it is played in a different era than the previous ones. We are so close that any little thing that can happen to you can leave you out. As you said, what happened to Paulo, to Fideo, on a personal level it already worries one, and then seeing those things scares you more, in quotes”, Messi had recognized in an interview with DirecTV that was published a few weeks ago.< /p>
The 35-year-old footballer accumulated 18 appearances between all PSG competitions this semester and collaborated with 12 goals< /b>, although he also provided 14 assists between the Champions League and Ligue 1.
The coaching staff led by Lionel ScaloniHe is living with hours of absolute concern for the large batch of injured and players with discomfort that the Argentine team has days before the start of the tournament in the Middle East. Beyond this situation of the captain, the magnifying glass is placed on the Villarreal midfielder Giovani Lo Celso, who suffered an injury last weekend after throwing a cue and on Monday the study will be carried out that will define whether he should have surgery or not, which would definitely leave him out of Qatar.
Gio Lo Celso, the case that most worries the Argentine team in the run-up to the World Cup (Photo: Reuters)
However, it is not the only surname that raises fears for the Argentine work team. The other topic they are closely following is that of Paulo Dybala, in recovery from an injury to the left rectus femoris since the beginning of October: in the next few days it will be known if he will be able to reach the World Cup or not.
Meanwhile, the reappearances in Juventus of Ángel Di María and Leandro Paredes are awaited after the injuries that suffered weeks ago. There is also expectation for the situation of Juan Foyth, who was sidelined for more than two months due to a knee injury and reappeared in a summons from Villarreal during the UEFA Conference League during the week but was finally off the bench.
The situations of Marcos Acuña, Cuti Romero, Dibu Martínez, Germán Pezzella, Guido Rodríguez and Nicolás González.