OFFICIAL: Barcelona’s Lionel Messi out for three weeks

Barcelona have confirmed that Lionel Messi will be out for ‘approximately three weeks’ with an arm injury.

Messi was forced off midway through the first half of Barcelona’s 4-2 win against Sevilla on Saturday after he landed awkwardly on his arm.

The Catalans tweeted after the game: “Tests carried out on the first team player Leo Messi have confirmed that he has a fracture of the radial bone in his right arm. He will be out for approximately three weeks.”

The No 10 will consequently miss his side’s Champions League double-header with Inter and the Clasico against Real Madrid next weekend, as well as games versus Cultural Leonesa, Rayo Vallecano and Real Betis.

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