Lionel Messi has had a disappointing start to his Paris Saint-Germain career so far and the Argentine has now been dealt an injury blow which will rule him out of the club’s next two matches.
Messi is set to miss tonight’s clash against Metz and he will be sidelined for the game against Montpellier at the weekend as well as per reports via GFFN.
The 34-year-old picked up a knock on his left knee during the win over Lyon and scans have revealed bruises on the player’s bone.
Lionel Messi: PSG star has not been at his best this season
The Argentine international signed for Paris Saint-Germain on a free transfer from Barcelona earlier on in the summer and he was expected to light up the French league with his performances.
Messi is still adapting to his new surroundings and he’s yet to find the net in PSG’s colours.
The 34-year-old has also struggled to connect with his new teammates Kylian Mabappe, Neymar, and in the attack.
The Argentine international is widely regarded by many as the best player of his generation. It is reasonable to expect that he will soon be able regain his world-class form.
Cristiano Ronaldo, meanwhile, has been a solid performer at Manchester United. The Portuguese international has made an easy transition from Juventus to Old Trafford. He has scored in all three matches, scoring four times.
The French outfit will take on Manchester City in the Champions League next Tuesday and they will be hoping that the former Barcelona star can recover in time for the crunch clash against the Premier League champions.
PSG enjoyed a remarkable summer transfer window, and they will be challenging for the Champions League in this year’s season. Their title credentials could be seen in the game against City.