Barcelona’s Lionel Messi To Miss Real Madrid, Inter Milan Games As Injury Rules Him Out For Three Weeks


Lionel Messi would not take part in next weekend’s El Clasico match against Real Madrid has he has picked up an injury that will rule him out for three weeks.

Messi picked up the injury in Barca’s 4-2 win over Sevilla on Saturday night.

The Argentine had set up Coutinho for an early goal against Sevilla and grabbed a goal of his own minutes later as Barca raced to a 2-0 lead.

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Messi was however forced off after landing awkwardly on his arm, with many suspecting that he may have fractured his arm.

Barcelona has now revealed that the striker suffered a fracture of the radial bone in his right arm

“Tests carried out on the first team player Leo Messi have confirmed that he has a fracture of the radial bone in his right arm. He will be out for approximately three weeks,” Barca said.

Messi will also miss Barca’s champions league clash against Inter Milan

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