Paris Saint-Germain coach Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Lionel Messi will be part of his squad to face Reims on Sunday night.
Messi is set to make one of the most anticipated debuts in European football history.
“We haven’t announced the squad yet,” Pochettino said at a press conference on Saturday, adding that the entire “magic trio” “will surely be among those nominated, we’ll see if they can play soon. the start of the match. ”
Messi is still not listed at PSG, after his free transfer from Barcelona.
It will be the first season in more than 20 years that the Blaugrana shirt will not be worn.
Messi has spent his entire senior career at Camp Nou, scoring 672 goals and providing 305 assists in 778 games.
Without him, PSG has started the 2021/2022 national season well, beating Troyes, Strasbourg and Brest.