Messi,on the ground at the Calderon. FOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ-FCB

Tests carried out this morning have revealed that the Lionel Messi has a strained hamstring in his right leg and will be out for between 2 to 3 weeks. His participation in future game s will depend on his recovery process

The Argentinean limped off in the second half at the Calderón on Sunday after noting a twinge in the area he had previously been injured in.

Similar injury last month

Messi suffered a similar injury on April 2nd in Paris during Barça’s Champions League game against PSG, but he was back in action for the return game a week later, but he has been used sparingly since then, starting in the Allianz Arena (23 April) andl Vicente Calderón (12 May), whilst coming on to score against Bilbao and Betis.


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