Leo Messi will continue his recovery from Covid and will be out at PSG against Lyon

Lionel Messi, who returned to the French capital from Argentina on Wednesday after having a negative test, will continue the individual covid recovery protocol and will not play against Lyon on Sunday in the Paris Saint Germain (PSG) league match. ).

The announcement was made by PSG itself this Saturday in a statement on the medical situation of its squad, in which the club indicated that There are five of its players who are isolated by coronavirus and therefore will not be able to be aligned in Lyon.

They are Angel Di María, Julian Draxler, Danilo Pereira, Layvin Kurzawa and Gianluigi Donnarumma.

As for Messi, since his return to Paris he had already trained on Thursday and Friday, but apart from his teammates.

Saving him a trip to Lyon is a way to help him regain better physical shape in the face of a very busy schedule in the coming weeks, which includes his possible return to South America to participate in qualifying matches for the 2022 World Cup.

The team also offered information on two players who are injured, the French Alexandre Letellier and the Brazilian star Neymar, who continues the recovery with the PSG specialists and for whom he is expected to return to training in about three weeks.

Awaiting their match on Sunday, PSG occupy the top position of the French league with 46 points, ten more than their immediate follower, Olympique de Marseille.