Lionel Messi could miss this week's Clásico against Real Madrid

Lionel Messi could miss this week's Clásico against Real Madrid

Lionel Messi could miss this week's Clásico against Real Madrid

However, it was not without cost as he needed treatment for what appeared to be a dead leg shortly after equalising and coach Ernesto Valverde...

Lionel Messi, author of Barcelona's two goals in the 2-2 draw with Valencia last Saturday, has extended his lead at the top of the leader board for the European Golden Boot 2018-19.

"We have to wait until tomorrow to do the tests to see how he is, like the other players", Valverde said. We hope that he will recover [in time] for Madrid.

"I don't know what it is".

Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Portugal worldwide Cristiano Ronaldo told Juventus' chiefs to give him three more bodyguards for himself and his family in Italy.

A defender who once played at the highest level has insisted that it was tougher to play against FC Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi than it was to play against Cristiano Ronaldo.

"We will have to wait to see what medical staff say. I cannot guess anything but we imagine that it can't be too bad".

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The ex-Ajax ace has yet to score against Madrid in cup competitions, though, firing blanks in both legs of the Supercopa last season, despite playing a full part in both matches.

Barca might also be cautious, given they have a testing month of fixtures ahead.

The first player according to Tuttosport is Real Madrid midfielder Isco who is now not having an active playing time at the Bernabeu under Solari.

Suarez also failed to find the net in his only meeting against Los Blancos with another club, finding himself on the end of a 4-0 thrashing in November 2010's Champions League group tie at the Amsterdam ArenA.

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