Messi is yet to score for PSG but hit the bar with a free-kick against Lyon on Sunday before being substituted
Lionel Messi has been left out of the Paris St-Germain squad to face Metz on Wednesday because of a knee injury.
The 34-year-old, who was substituted in Sunday’s win over Lyon, had a scan on Tuesday and will be assessed further on Thursday.
PSG, who are top of Ligue 1 after six straight wins, face Manchester City in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Messi has featured in three games following his summer move from Barcelona.
Before hosting City, Mauricio Pochettino’s side face Montpellier on Saturday.
The PSG boss revealed the injury was the reason why he took Messi off after the Argentine appeared unhappy at being replaced.
Juventus vs. Spezia odds, picks, how to watch, live stream: Sept. 22 Italian Serie A predictions
Juventus will try to secure all three points when Massimiliano Allegri’s side squares off against Spezia in an Italian Serie A showdown on Wednesday. Juventus is the most successful club in Serie A, winning the league title 36 times in its history. However, Juventus currently sits in 18th place in the Serie A table after four games. Spezia, meanwhile, is coming off a 2-1 victory over Venezia in its last outing. You can catch all the action live on Paramount+.
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