Lionel Messi will miss Paris St Germain’s Ligue 1 home game against Stade Brestois
on Saturday as he continues his recovery following a COVID-19 infection, the club
said on Friday
The Argentine forward, who joined as a free agent from Barcelona during the close
season, was one of several players to return positive results during the Ligue 1 break.
PSG added that Neymar, who sustained an ankle injury last November, will also miss
Saturday’s game as he continues his individual work to get back to full fitness, the
PSG lead the Ligue 1 standings with 47 points from 20 games, 11 ahead of Nice who
hosts Nantes later on Friday.