Thursday, March 30, 2023

Will Lionel Messi play PSG vs Angers Ligue 1 match?

League chief PSG will tackle final positioned Angers in a Ligue 1 fixture, occurring on the Parc des Princes on Thursday (IST).

Lionel Messi, who not too long ago led Argentina to World Cup glory, is anticipated to play his first recreation for Paris Saint-Germain after a quick break.

Messi has been coaching usually together with his teamates and coach Christophe Galtier expressed hopes the ahead will probably be prepared for the upcoming league match.

PSG on Wednesday launched the 20-man squad that may face Angers. Messi was named alongside the likes of Neymar and Sergio Ramos whereas Kylian Mbappe will probably be lacking as he went on vacation.

Galtier performed down solutions of a rift between Messi and staff mate Mbappe after the World Cup.

“There is no reason to mix everything up in the relationship between Kylian and Leo,” Galtier stated. “Kylian has a very good attitude having lost the World Cup.

“When you lose a World Cup final, you have a reason to be very, very disappointed. He was very disappointed, but he knew how to go on and behave, and had a lot of class to congratulate Leo and that’s very good for the club and for the team.”

The Argentine ahead, seven-times Ballon D’Or winner, scored two targets to guide his nation to victory over France on penalties within the World Cup remaining final month.

The 35-year-old Messi missed PSG’s residence league 3-1 win in opposition to Strasbourg and the journey to Lens the place Paris suffered a 1-3 loss.

PSG is on high of Ligue 1 desk with 44 factors in 17 video games whereas Anger is languishing on the backside with simply eight factors.

With inputs from Reuters

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