No risk taken by PSG for its star.
Lionel Messi, in the recovery phase after contracting Covid-19 during the holidays, withdrew from the reception of Brest on Saturday in Ligue 1, his coach Mauricio Pochettino said on Friday.
This is the tenth league meeting that the Argentinian will miss who, between injuries and late returns from selection, has only played eleven since his arrival at PSG in August.
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