PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN star Sergio Ramos is out for up to two months with a thigh injury, according to reports.
It's believed football fans will have to wait to see the Real Madrid legend play alongside his former Barcelona rival Lionel Messi.
According to Spanish outlet Marca, Ramos, 35, will be ready to play competitive football in just two weeks.
But reports in France suggest the player's injury is worse than feared and he could miss the first two months of the new season.
Ramos signed a two-year deal at PSG last month after 16 trophy-laden years in the Spanish capital.
The defender is believed to have suffered the thigh complaint at the end of July and missed PSG's Ligue 1 opener against Troyes on Saturday.
The Champions League hopefuls secured a 2-1 victory on the road thanks to goals from new signing Achraf Hakimi and striker Mauro Icardi.
And PSG have already confirmed Ramos will not be fit in time for the team's next game against Strasbourg at the Parc des Princes on Saturday.
WHAT A MESS
News of Ramos' injury will frustrate football fans as millions can't wait to see him play alongside Messi, 34, in Mauricio Pochettino's team.
The two players enjoyed many famous battles together as Ramos tried to stop Barca hero Messi from scoring against arch-rivals Real.
Both players symbolised their respective clubs and, for many years, the idea of them playing in the same team was unthinkable.
Messi completed his move to PSG on Tuesday, signing a two-year deal in the French capital with the option of a third.
The Argentine superstar has reportedly received a £25MILLION signing-on fee and will receive a whopping £650,000-a-week salary.
Messi, who will wear the No30 shirt at PSG, told the club's official website: "I am impatient to start a new chapter of my career in Paris.
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"The club and its vision are in perfect harmony with my ambitions. I know how talented the players and staff are here.
"I am determined to build, something great for the club and for the fans. I can't wait to set foot on the Parc des Princes pitch."
It's unlikely Messi will play against Strasbourg after a successful Copa America campaign with Argentina and missing out on pre-season.
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