Leipzig holds down Messi-less PSG
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Leipzig holds down Messi-less PSG

Wijnaldum scored his first and second goal for PSG after making them come from behind to lead 2-1, but Leipzig equalised with a stoppage-time penalty for a 2-2 draw in Champions League Group A. The French side dropped down to the second spot after Wednesday’s 2-2 draw in Germany. The PSG coach is still aiming…

Mbappe ruled out, Messi doubtful as PSG prepare to host Lille in Friday night clash
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Mbappe ruled out, Messi doubtful as PSG prepare to host Lille in Friday night clash

Lionel Messi missed Paris St Germain’s training session with a muscle problem today, while Kylian Mbappe has been ruled out of their Ligue 1 game at home to champions Lille tomorrow.France striker Mbappe also missed the session and the club said he was suffering from an ORL (ear, nose, and throat) infection. “He will resume…

Messi yet to score a league goal as 10-man PSG draw to Marseille
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Messi yet to score a league goal as 10-man PSG draw to Marseille

Messi yet to score a league goal as 10-man PSG draw to Marseille Lionel Messi was kept quiet for the better part of the game yesterday as ten men Paris Saint Germain had to settle for a draw with fierce rivals Marseille. The atmosphere was a heated one, mostly from the fans as the visiting…

Messi’s brace helps Paris Saint-Germain secure victory against RB Leipzig
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Messi’s brace helps Paris Saint-Germain secure victory against RB Leipzig

Lionel Messi’s second-half double steered a lacklustre PSG to a scarcely deserved comeback victory against RB Leipzig in the Champions League on Tuesday night. Kylian Mbappe had put the host ahead early in the first half with a sublime counter attack finish. The struggling Bundesliga side fought their way back with a 2-1 lead into…

Messi grateful as PSG team-mates help him settle in
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Messi grateful as PSG team-mates help him settle in

Lionel Messi has disclosed that Real Madrid target Kylian Mbappe speaks “excellent Spanish” as he discusses how his Spanish-speaking Paris Saint-Germain teammates have helped him adjust to life in France. Messi was forced to leave Catalonia due to Barcelona’s financial difficulties. The 34-year-old is still adjusting to life away from Camp Nou, scoring only once…

Messi at Atletico Madrid? I told Suarez to contact him – Simeone discloses plot to oust PSG
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Messi at Atletico Madrid? I told Suarez to contact him – Simeone discloses plot to oust PSG

Diego Simeone encouraged Luis Suarez to approach Lionel Messi about the prospect of the six-time Ballon d’Or winner joining Atletico Madrid before joining PSG. Messi joined for PSG on a free transfer in August after the Blaugrana were unable to re-sign the club legend owing to wage budget restrictions. Suarez, who was shockingly permitted to…