Messi poised for PSG launching versus Reims – Pochettino

2021-08-21.

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Lionel Messi might be in line for his Paris Saint-Germain launching versus Reims in Ligue 1 next weekend, states Mauricio Pochettino, as the Argentine surrounds his very first video game for the club.

The previous Barcelona forward brought the drape down on a glittering Camp Nou profession in especially injured scenarios previously this year following the club’s failure to re-sign him.

Now, the opponent, who has actually headlined an increase of significant skills at Parc des Princes this summertime, is quick approaching a first match in their colours, according to his supervisor.

What has been stated?

“It’s been a very good week for Leo,” Pochettino informed ESPN Argentina, after his side’s 4-2 win over Brest on Friday.

“Next week will be a long one, but if all goes well, we hope he can be in the squad and start at a competitive level [against Reims].”

Pochettino likewise validated that the club would not stand in Messi’s method if he chooses to connect with the Argentina nationwide group ahead of their Qatar 2022 World Cup qualifiers next month.

“I have not yet spoken with the selectors,” he included. “But they know that I am pro-selection and that we are to help not only Argentina, but all those nations which involve our players.”

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The lure of playing under a fellow compatriot is believed to have actually assisted swing Messi towards PSG following his Barca exit, and the 34-year-old will be wanting to include in some capability versus Reims.

Having not played because he led Argentina to Copa America magnificence – his very first significant senior honour for his nation – throughout the worldwide off-season, he will be wanting to get minutes ahead of matches with Venezuela and Bolivia.

Messi poised for PSG launching versus Reims - Pochettino