Bombshell in the call for the Barca for the duel of Champions League before him Kiev Dynamo in Ukraine!. Ronald Koeman has decided that Lionel Messi not travel with the team.
The coach of the culé team has given the green light for Leo to stay at home for the next duel against the Ukrainians and thus give him a physical and mental break after the last few weeks full of tension for him. Argentinian.
The Catalans have a perfect step in champions and they can give a cushion to, perhaps, the weakest rival of the group, which continues to present problems with infections of COVID-19.
This will be the first time in the campaign that Messi don’t play and rest seems to like him in the midst of the team’s results crisis in LaLiga, the criticism against him for his poor performance, the media tension over the issue Griezmann and the trip to South America to face the Conmebol qualifiers with Argentina.
A Messi he has been noticed more distant than normal and even annoying, as in his return to Catalonia, where he was clear with his feelings regarding the moment of Barca.
“Tired of all the club’s problems being my fault“.
Another one who does not travel to Ukraine in Frenkie de Jong by technical decision, since he had also been the only one who had been playing all the games with Koeman.
These two casualties are in addition to those caused by the hospital Blaugranathat has patients like Ansu Fati, Gerard Piqué, Sergi Roberto who go for a long time, in addition to Sergio Busquets and Samuel Umtiti.