Messi ‘takes longer than anticipated’ to get well from Covid

Argentine famous person says he’s ‘looking forward to get back on the field’ for Paris Saint-Germain


Lionel Messi mentioned on Thursday he wants extra time to get well earlier than taking part in once more after contracting Covid-19 earlier this month.

Paris Saint-Germain star Messi, 34, examined constructive whereas on vacation in his hometown of Rosario earlier than flying again to the French capital on January 5.

The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has missed two PSG matches whereas in self-isolation.

“As you recognize I had Covid and I needed to thanks all for the messages I obtained,” Messi posted on Instagram.

“It has taken me longer than I considered OK however I’m almost recovered and I’m trying ahead to getting again on the sector.

“I’m training to get back to being at 100%, great challenges are coming this year and I hope we can see each other again,” he added.

Since testing destructive final week he has educated alone at PSG’s headquarters.

According to ESPN Argentina, the previous Barcelona attacker will miss this weekend’s home Ligue 1 recreation towards Brest.

Messi’s membership team-mates together with Angel Di Maria, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Julian Draxler have additionally examined constructive for coronavirus because the Christmas break.

The Parisians host Real Madrid within the first leg of their Champions League final 16 tie on February 15.

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