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Lionel Messi Back in Paris After Testing Negative for Covid-19

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Paris: Lionel Messi has tested negative for Covid-19 and will be back in training with the team in the coming days, Paris Saint-Germain confirmed on Wednesday. The seven-time Ballon d’Or winner was contaminated by the virus last week in Argentina, which forced him to have missed PSG’s 4-0 French Cup win over Vannes on January 4.Also Read - Lionel Messi Lands in Paris Ahead of PSG Move, French Club Releases Teaser | WATCH VIDEO

Mauricio Pochettino’s side are dominant in the French top flight this season, having established a comfortable 13-point lead in the table after playing half of the season. But the former Barcelona superstar has not delivered a convincing performance at the Parc des Princes, with only one goal in 11 league appearances.

The capital-based powerhouses also said that left-back Layvin Kurzawa had tested positive for COVID-19 and was in self-isolation under the health protocols.