The Argentine has not played a game since December 22 due to his illness
Lionel Messi says that his recovery from Covid has taken longer than expected, but that he is almost ready to return to Paris Saint-Germain after several weeks away from the team.
In fact, the Argentine has started training in recent days while he tends to be in top form.
It’s been a slow start in France in the scoring department for Messi, but he hopes to start finding the net more regularly as PSG hunt for a league title in the second half of the season.
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What has been said?
“Good afternoon! As you know, I had COVID and I wanted to thank you for all the messages I received and tell you that it took me longer than I thought to be fine, but I’m almost recovered and I’m looking forward to it.” return to the field,” Messi wrote in an Instagram post.
“I have been training these days to be 100%, very nice challenges are coming this year and hopefully very soon we can see each other again. Thanks!!!”
How did Messi contract Covid?
The illness is believed to have been contracted when he returned to Argentina over the festive period, with a local DJ among the culprits. The DJ has denied responsibility for him.
Messi’s return to France was delayed and he has been fighting a protracted battle ever since to overcome his infection.
It seems that he is finally ready to return to PSG in the near future.
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Messi’s record at PSG
The striker has scored a goal and provided an assist four times in Ligue 1 this year and has another five goals in the Champions League.
Through 20 matches, PSG lead Ligue 1 by 11 points after finishing second behind Lille last year.