Lionel Messi will miss out Barcelona’s tour to Getafe on Saturday after scans on Wednesday declared that he has a thigh injury.
Barca has not exposed how long he will be out of the side for but few reports have told ESPN FC that he’s likely to be out for between one to one and half week, making him a foremost doubt for upcoming matches against Inter Milan and Sevilla as well.
Defending Champions Spanish Barca are looking for their first away win of the season.
Messi, 32, made his first appearance in the season in Tuesday’s 2-1 victory over Villarreal at Camp Nou but he was enforced off with a groin injury at halftime.
He gone through the scans on Wednesday as club physio’s declared the strain. The Champions League group stage in opposition to Inter Milan and then the round-robin game with Sevilla go after Getafe before October’s international break.
Coach Ernesto Valverde talk down the cruelty of the knock, and told he was taken off as a safety measure, but he is expected to be without his onward for this weekend’s match in Madrid.
While giving an interview in Milan after achieving the victory in FIFA‘s The Best on Monday, Messi told he didn’t consider at his best in the game at Granada after coming on as a replacement at half time.
“It had been two to three months nearly without a game and you could fell,” he said. “I felt tired and inactive. I didn’t have that glitter. I was lacking a bit of swing.”Messi said.