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Barcelona: Fans react to Messi’s injury news

Barcelona: Fans react to Messi’s injury news

Barcelona fans have spoken out after it was revealed that Lionel Messi’s recovery is running slower than expected and that their legend will not return for at least another week.

Barcelona’s superstar has been out with a foot injury since August and has so far missed the club’s first three games of the season, and it has been revealed the Argentine will miss the clash with Valencia and potentially even Barcelona’s Champions League opener against Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday (AS via The Sun).

Clearly, Blaugrana have missed the five-time Ballon d’Or winner this season, with the champions of Spain registering one win, one loss and a draw which has slumped them into eighth in the table early on.

The Catalan giants were stunned by Atletico Bilbao in a 1-0 defeat on the opening weekend, but Antoine Griezmann and 16-year-old Ansu Fati have helped lift Barcelona ever so slightly since then.

Thankfully for Messi and co. Valencia are in equally poor form sitting on four points as well. However, with the 32-year-old claiming a record-equalling sixth Pichichi trophy with 36 goals last season, fans will count down the seconds for his return.

Here is what they had to say…

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