Paris (AFP)

Lionel Messi, affected in the left knee, will not be able to play in Metz on Wednesday evening for the 7th day of Ligue 1, Paris Saint-Germain announced on Tuesday.

Touched by "a blow received on his left knee", the Argentinian spent Tuesday morning a magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) which "confirms the signs of bone contusion", explains the club in its medical bulletin, specifying that "a new point will be made in 48 hours ", so after the match in Lorraine.

Messi was out a quarter of an hour from the end of the match won against Lyon (2-1) on Sunday.

His replacement by Achraf Hakimi had triggered a start of controversy, the star having little habit of not finishing his matches.

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