This file photo taken on December 7, 2021, presentations Paris Saint-Germain’s Argentinian ahead Lionel Messi on the Parc des Princes stadium in Paris on December 7, 2021. Lionel Messi has tested sure for Covid-19 and has entered self-isolation, his membership Paris Saint-Germain announced on January 2, 2022. FRANCK FIFE / AFPLionel Messi stated on Thursday he needs more time to enhance sooner than taking part in again after contracting Covid-19 earlier this month.
Paris Saint-Germain giant determine Messi, 34, tested sure while on vacation in his fatherland of Rosario sooner than flying support to the French capital on January 5.
The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner has missed two PSG suits while in self-isolation.
“As you know I had Covid and I needed to thank you furious about the messages I bought,” Messi posted on Instagram.
“It has taken me longer than I believed to be OK nonetheless I’m nearly recovered and I’m taking a gape ahead to getting support on the discipline.
“I’m coaching to obtain support to being at 100%, gargantuan challenges are coming this year and I am hoping we are capable of search every other again,” he added.
Since attempting out detrimental closing week he has trained alone at PSG’s headquarters.
In holding with ESPN Argentina, the old skool Barcelona attacker will omit this weekend’s dwelling Ligue 1 sport against Brest.
Messi’s membership teammates together with Angel Di Maria, Gianluigi Donnarumma, and Julian Draxler dangle moreover tested sure for coronavirus for the rationale that Christmas destroy.
The Parisians host Proper Madrid within the foremost leg of their Champions League closing 16 tie on February 15.