One of four Paris Saint-Germain players to contract COVID-19 over the winter break – along with Julian Draxler, Gianluigi Donnarumma and Angel Di Maria – Lionel Messi has said on social media that he is steps away from a return to action.
‘Looking forward to getting back on the field’
“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 get well but I’m almost recovered and I’m looking forward to getting back on the field,” said the diminutive playmaker in the caption on his Instagram post, which sees hi relaxing and taking jerba mate with his wife Antonela Roccuzzo.
Paris Saint-Germain sit atop the Ligue 1 Uber Eats standings, 11 points clear of second-placed Nice and third-placed Marseille heading into the weekend’s Round 21 action.