Lionel Messi gestures during a match. File
The Argentine was booed by his own supporters in the 3-0 win over Nantes last weekend following PSG's Champions League elimination by Real Madrid.
Angel Di Maria is also sidelined by a hamstring problem, while Sergio Ramos and Ander Herrera are expected to return after the international break.
Messi was recalled on Friday by Argentina for World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Ecuador later this month. He missed the previous two qualifiers in January after contracting COVID-19.
Messi's arch-rival, five-time winner Cristiano Ronald was included, as well as Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, French forward Kylian Mbappe, and Egyptian star Mohamed Salah.
About 13,000 fans turned up at Tokyo's Chichibunomiya rugby ground to watch an open session and were treated to an hour and a half of tricks and flicks from PSG's star attacking trio.
"We've decided not to take Leo or Frenkie because our situation in the Champions League is quite comfortable," Koeman told reporters ahead of Tuesday's game.
Al-Ittihad published a video clip of Benzema signing the contract and raising the club’s shirt, which had 2026 written on it.
Simone Inzaghi said Monday that Inter Milan are not scared of Manchester City as he prepares his team for the Champions League final against the mega-rich, treble-hunting outfit. Inter will contest in Istanbul their first Champions League final since last winning the competition 13 years ago, but City are heavy favourites to be
In conjunction with the Emirates Golf Federation’s (EGF) agreement with the European Tour Group, the EGF will be taking full advantage of the player exchange process following the UAE Challenge Tour events.