Accordingly, Messi likely to miss 3 games for Barca, including encounters Real Madrid - as well as matches "super classic" First of Ronald Koeman in his capacity as coach of Barca - if he returned to play for the team Argentina national team in October next.
Messi will have to choose between Barca and DT Argentina
Accordingly, DT Argentina will have 2 first match in 2022 World Cup qualifiers, against Ecuador and Bolivia Day 13/10 8/10 day. Messi almost named in the list summoned and returned to captain the national team. Though the disease situation is still complicated, but Gianni Infantino FIFA President confirmed the European clubs to release military force for international matches.
According to the current rule in Spain, anyone returning from South America must implement quarantine for 14 days. That means, if Messi on ice for the national team, he will be absent in 3 rounds in La Liga, while Real Madrid great battle. Two other matches he will not be able to attend as Getafe and Alaves.
If Messi's absence, Barca will face big losses in super classic match with Real. Camp Nou team is rebuilding the squad under new coach Ronald Koeman time. In the nearest time met 26 La Liga 2019/20, Barça lost 0-2 against Real when performing the play discrete and deadlock.
Messi may fall into the dilemma that, by the parties would need his presence. Coach Koeman naturally not want to lose Messi in an important match as "El Clasico", can greatly affect the race La Liga champions. Meanwhile, Messi himself also attaches great importance matches of the national team, especially when he seeks to win the championship ambitions world.
This weekend, Real Madrid will play La Liga 2020/21 opening round against Real Sociedad, while Barcelona will start their campaign next weekend with Villarreal welcome screen.
After deciding to stay another year Barca, Messi continues to be an important military post of coach Koeman. Dutch strategist who has tested him in the role of "virtual 9". Immediately, he opened fire with a brace scored against Girona in a friendly match Wednesday 17/9.