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PSG suspended Lionel Messi for 2 weeks upon his unauthorized trip to Saudi Arabia

PSG suspended Lionel Messi for 2 weeks upon his unauthorized trip to Saudi Arabia

Lionel Messi’s Football Club Paris Saint Germain has suspended Messi for two weeks unpaid for his unauthorized trip to Saudi Arabia. A person close to the developments verified the news to Associated Press(AP). Messi had travelled to Saudi Arabia without the club’s authorization and has paid the price for the same now. Though the length of the suspense has not been specified. French Media shared it as of two weeks. Consequently, Messi is anticipated to miss at least the next two games for PSG.

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The Argentinian World champion player will not be allowed to train or play in the match during the suspension period. Before PSG had denied Messi’s request to travel to Saudi. Messi has a deal with Saudi Arabia to encourage tourism in the Middle Eastern Country.

The timing of the suspense does not feel to be right as PSG was hoping to extend the contract of the Argentine star beyond the ongoing season. The matter blew up as Messi’s trip came near on the heels of PG’s surprise loss to Lorient on Sunday by 3- 1 periphery.

Things are not going great as per reports between Messi and the club with the contract extension issue with PSG are breaking down. Also, Messi’s followers blamed them for the team’s inconsistent run this season.

Lionel Messi is yet to note anything about the suspense on his social media accounts. As for PSG, as per reports, the head trainer Christophe Galtier had promised to give his players an off for 2 days if they manage to register victory over Lorient. But their surprise loss by 3- 1 periphery saw them training on Monday and were given an off on Tuesday.

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