November 5, 2018 3:30 PM
Updated November 5, 2018 at 6:15 p.m.
After two weeks off with a right arm fracture, Argentine Lionel Messi returned to Barcelona and worked out with the group on the pitch at the San Siro stadium for the Champions League game against Inter. of Milan.
The Rosario star jumped on Monday for the Milanese feud field and worked normally under coach Ernesto Valverde in the first 15 minutes of the session, waiting to see if the necessary conditions were given to him to compete.
Messi was injured on October 20 in the match against Sevilla and lost four games, although his teammates could win two separate against Inter, Real Madrid, Cultural Leonesa and Rayo Vallecano.
Valverde explained at the press conference that the training session on Monday would be decisive for making a final decision on Messi's presence against Inter. He stressed that he will not take risks. "As for the moves, that's fine, but he has to have that point of safety to play," he said.
The coach explained that the Argentine has no problem moving, although Barcelona's medical services initially estimated a recovery period of three weeks. "There is a possibility that he will start at the beginning, that he will be on the bench and that he will leave afterwards, or that he will stay in the bank all day," he added.