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Paris Saint-Germain coach Pochettino has confirmed that Messi will miss the Brest match


Berlin: Paris Saint-Germain confirmed the absence of Argentine star Lionel Messi from the team against Brest, in the French football league, while the player is likely to return in team next week. Messi missed the match between Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon, which ended 1-1, after his champion tested positive for the new test of the Corona virus, and the team from the French capital managed to shoot only 3 balls in leads, and Paris failed to tighten their control over the match. Paris Saint-Germain issued a statement on the player saying: “With his good progress, Messi continues to work with the medical staff of the club and performance analysis staff, and will be back in team next week. “Mauricio Pochettino spoke of Messi’s readiness in a press conference, but declined to comment on the possibility of Paris allowing Messi to leave for Argentina to participate in the World Cup qualifiers at the end of January. The former Tottenham coach said: “No, Leo will not be available on Saturday, he is better now but he is still under observation by the medical staff.” “Let’s hope he comes back in team as soon as possible, “he added. When asked about the possibility of Messi taking the decision not to participate with the Argentine national team in the next matches, Pochettino said:” I don’t know what decision I was referring to. “He added:” It is evaluated daily and we can’t be in advance on events. We hope that everyone will come back as soon as possible and stay with the team. “(DPA / Performance statistics)


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