As reported by L’Équipe, Lionel Messi is due to make his return to training for Paris Saint-Germain today – although he will only be one of few taking to the pitch at the Camp des Loges, given the rest of the team were given a day’s rest.
The World Cup winner was granted ten days’ rest after his exploits in Qatar with Argentina, and on his first day back will undergo a routine medical check and a light training session.
Also expected at the training ground throughout the day are those currently treating injuries – Presnel Kimpembe and Nuno Mendes, namely – as well as those making their return from physical issues in Renato Sanches and Timothée Pembélé.
A recovery session took place in the aftermatg of the defeat to Lens on Sunday night, with the squad expected back tomorrow to prepare for the Coupe de France tie against Châteauroux on Friday evening.
GFFN | Raphaël Jucobin