One missed follow was sufficient to boost considerations about Lionel Messi.
Messi’s presence in subsequent week’s return of the Spanish league was put unsure by some Barcelona media after he skilled individually from the group on Wednesday.
Even although Barcelona stated there was no motive to fret about Messi, and that he merely underwent another coaching program within the gymnasium, some reviews stated there may very well be extra to it.
Catalan channel TV3 stated Messi has a minor thigh muscle drawback that might preserve him from being able to play in Barcelona’s June 13 match at Mallorca, the group’s first for the reason that league was halted practically three months in the past due to the coronavirus pandemic.
TV3 stated late Wednesday that Messi underwent assessments to find out the actual extent of the damage. Barcelona didn’t affirm Messi needed to be examined.
Thursday was a scheduled relaxation day for the membership, with the squad returning on Friday to proceed its preparations.
Messi missed practically two months originally of the season after hurting a calf muscle within the first preseason coaching.
He is the league main scorer with 19, 5 greater than Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema. Messi additionally has essentially the most assists, with 12.
Defender Clément Lenglet is ready to overlook the journey to Mallorca due to an accumulation of yellow playing cards, however striker Luis Suárez, who underwent proper knee surgical procedure in January and was anticipated to overlook the season earlier than the pandemic, has been working towards usually and is predicted to be again in motion in Mallorca.
Ousmane Dembelé will not be more likely to return as he continues to get better from a hamstring drawback.
Barcelona has a two-point lead over Real Madrid with 11 rounds remaining.
Madrid resumes on June 14 towards Eibar at Alfredo Di Stéfano Stadium within the membership’s coaching heart. Santiago Bernabéu Stadium is present process renovation work for the remainder of the season.
The league’s first sport would be the Seville derby between Sevilla and Real Betis.
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