Suspended Messi apologizes to PSG for Saudi trip


Lionel Messi He has released a video on his Instagram account to apologize Paris Saint Germain and for not training his comrades to go to Saudi Arabia.

Sources told ESPN on Tuesday that Messi was given two weeks Suspension without pay after missing Monday’s training session in order to fly to Saudi Arabia. Sources said PSG boss Christophe Gaultier told his team they would be given Monday and Tuesday off if they beat Lorient on Sunday, but the defeat will result in the team being called up for training on Monday. PSG lost the match 3–1.

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Messi said in a video posted to his Instagram story on Friday that he felt he could go on the trip because he had found the time in “the past weeks”.

“I wanted to make this video because of what’s happening,” the world Cup– said the winning captain. “First of all, obviously I apologize to my teammates and the club. I honestly thought we would have free time after the game as we have had in the past weeks.

“I organized this trip [Saudi] billion that I canceled earlier and I couldn’t [this time around], I repeat, I apologize for what I did and I await the decision of the club.”

PSG boss Gaultier told a news conference on Friday that he has “nothing to do” With Messi suspended and the board informing him of the decision at the start of the week.

Sources told ESPN on Wednesday that messi will leave psg Despite there being an agreement mainly to extend his stay at the club ahead of the World Cup in Qatar, at the expiration of his contract this summer. Sources said Messi’s trip to Saudi Arabia has created tension in the dressing room and some players are unhappy with the incident.

Hundreds of PSG supporters gathered outside the club’s Paris headquarters on Wednesday to express their anger at Messi as well as teammate neymar and President Nasser al-Khelafi.

PSG remains on top league 1 five points away from second place in the table marseille Despite losing three of their last six matches.

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