Barcelona affirm broken arm with commander set to miss up to three weeks
Lionel Messi will miss up to three weeks in the wake of breaking his arm amid Barcelona’s 4-2 triumph over title rivals Sevilla.
Messi was constrained off in the 26th moment of the La Liga conflict in the wake of landing gracelessly on his correct elbow.
The Argentine tussled for the ball with Sevilla midfielder Franco Vazquez before falling over his leg and adhered his arm out to pad his fall.
In doing so his arm bent in the wrong direction to leave Messi in awesome uneasiness.
After very nearly 10 minutes of treatment on the touchline, doctors bandaged up his arm, Messi was supplanted by individual forward Ousmane Dembele.
Barca affirmed Messi had undergone tests which showed he had ‘fractured his radial bone’.
Barcelona tweeted: « 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 roughly three weeks. »
Messi miss three weeks
That implies the 31-year-old would be led out of Barca’s Champions League installation with Inter Milan on Wednesday night.
Alternate matches he would hope to sit out are the away Copa del Rey tie with Cultural Leonesa and excursions to Rayo Vallecano in the association and Inter in the Champions League.
In the 17 minutes Messi had been on the contribute the triumph over Sevilla, he had set-up Philippe Coutinho for a third minute opener before netting himself with a textbook run and finish.
Luis Suarez and Ivan Rakitic likewise got to send Barca back to the top point of La Liga.