After four games in a row without Lionel Messihe Inter Miami hinted that his Argentine star will return this weekend for the clash against FC Cincinnatiwhere the equipment is at risk of elimination in MLS.
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"See you tomorrow"Inter said in Spanish on their X account (formerly Twitter) along with a photograph of a Messi celebration during a match.
The albiceleste captain He has only played 37 minutes for Miamand from the September 3 due to physical problems which, according to coach Gerardo Martino, are related to a scar from an old injury on the right leg.
After being g4-1 waves on the Chicago Fire court'Tata' Martino said that Messi "is leaving the injury behind"and advanced that They would evaluate his possible return to the grass this Saturday, October 7 against FC Cincinnatithe best team in the regular phase of the North American League (MLS).
He InterOn the other hand, he speeds up his last chances to qualify for the playoffswhich have been decreasing with each absence of Messi.
Upon his arrival in July, the Rosario star revolutionized Inter, catapulting them to the first trophy in their history in the Leagues Cup and is undefeated in their 12 games with the pink uniform.
At 36 years old, Messi was resenting the tight schedule and suffered physical problems that have prevented him from participating in his team's last four games, including the defeat in the US Open Cup final.
In the MLSthe Florida franchise occupies the fourteenth place in the Eastern Conference with 33 points in 31 games and needs to overtake five teams to reach the last playoff berth that it provisionally holds Montreal with 38 points in 32 games.
If he doesn't get the three points against Cincinnati on SaturdayInter runs the risk of being mathematically out of the playoff race depending on the result of other rivals.
If you survive that day, Inter would have only two games left to pursue the comeback but you are not guaranteed to have Messi.
The striker will join the argentine national team for World Cup qualifying commitments against Paraguay of the October 12 and Peru on the 17th, just one day before the penultimate game of the Inter in the MLS regular season.
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