The statement added, “A new MRI examination will be conducted for Messi within 48 hours.”
Reports had indicated that Messi suffered a strong bruise in his knee, which he suffered during his presence in the ranks of his country for the South American qualifying qualifiers. World Cup 2022.
Reports confirmed that Messi arrived at his team’s training, on Monday, limping, and that he underwent treatment throughout the training session.
The coach of the Parisian club was replaced by Messi in the 75th minute, with Saint-Germain meeting Olympique Lyonnais in French league, Sunday.
Messi looked stunned when coach Mauricio Pochettino called him in to replace him with Achraf Hakimi.
وحاول Pochettino Talking to the Argentine legend upon his exit but Messi refused even to shake hands with his coach.
Pochettino justified Messi’s “unusual” exit, saying after the meeting that “the coaches are there to make the decisions.”
The Argentine coach explained: “Everyone knows that we have great players. We have a very rich list of 35 players. So we have to choose.”
And the former Tottenham Hotspur manager added: “We have to make decisions during the match. Sometimes these decisions are effective and sometimes not. But that’s why we are in front of the bench thinking about what we should do.”
And Pochettino added: “These decisions you have to make, whether things are good or not, and whether you like them or not.”