Mauricio Pochettino is optimistic about getting Messi against Man City

Mauricio Pochettino is optimistic about getting Messi against Man City

He returned to practice after recovering from a knee injury. So there are doubts about Lionel Messi's game in the match against Manchester City on the European stage. However, PSG coach Mauricio Pochettino is optimistic that Messi will play against the English champions.

Messi was seen with some discomfort in his left knee in PSG's 2-1 win over Lionel in League One on Sunday. Later the coach picked him up. Two days later, an MRI scan showed an injury to his knee. For this, the former Barcelona star could not play in two league matches against Mess and Mompeli.

The former Barcelona star then returned to practice last Sunday. However, Reuters reported that he was seen suffering a bit from the injury on Monday.

Although Messi did not directly answer the question of whether Messi will play against City, Pachettino hinted that the six-time Footballer of the Year could return to the field with this match.

“We will confirm the starting XI tomorrow (Tuesday). I think he will be in the team tomorrow. ”