UEFA Champions League: Lionel Messi included in Barcelona squad for Borussia Dortmund clash as he gears up for comeback from injury

Messi has not played since sustaining a calf injury in pre-season but Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde named him in the group which was on its way to Germany on Monday.

Reuters September 16, 2019 21:28:29 IST
UEFA Champions League: Lionel Messi included in Barcelona squad for Borussia Dortmund clash as he gears up for comeback from injury
  • Messi trained on Sunday and Monday after missing the first three LaLiga matches of the season.

  • The Argentina striker has not played since sustaining a calf injury in pre-season.

  • Striker Ansu Fati, 16, has also been included in the squad and may make his Champions League debut after two goals in three appearances.

Barcelona: Barcelona captain Lionel Messi will be part of the squad to face Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League on Tuesday as he prepares to make his comeback from injury.

The Argentina striker has not played since sustaining a calf injury in pre-season but Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde named him in the group which was on its way to Germany on Monday.

UEFA Champions League Lionel Messi included in Barcelona squad for Borussia Dortmund clash as he gears up for comeback from injury

File image of Lionel Messi. Reuters

Messi trained on Sunday and Monday after missing the first three LaLiga matches of the season.

Striker Ansu Fati, 16, has also been included in the squad and may make his Champions League debut after two goals in three appearances.

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