Lionel Messi left out of PSG squad for Troyes game despite apology for Saudi Arabia trip

Lionel Messi during PSG's Ligue 1 match against Brest in March 2023.
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Lionel Messi has been left out of Paris Saint-Germain's squad to face Troyes in Ligue 1 on Sunday, despite apologising to his team-mates for an unauthorised trip to Saudi Arabia earlier this week.

Messi was hit with a two-week suspension by the Parisian club, according to both RMC Sport and L'Équipe, after his trip to Saudi Arabia to meet with one of his sponsors meant he missed training with the Ligue 1 leaders.

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