Last month, the Argentine football star suffered an injury against Sevilla which made him to miss the Champions League tie against Inter Milan and also the El Clasico with Real Madrid. The 31-year-old was named among the 22 men who travelled to Milan on Monday morning, but whether he will get some minutes is still unclear considering that there's still some time to go until his prescribed date of recovery. In terms of his play and his movements, he's fine, but we have to wait.
For the past decade, Cristiano Ronaldo has basically been given free rein on the pitch so we would have loved to be a fly on the wall when it was decided that the Juventus forward would not take every free-kick for his new club. "Of course, it is necessary for Messi to recover".
However, Inter coach Luciano Spalletti, whose side lost 2-0 at Camp Nou two weeks ago, acknowledged that the La Liga side remain a much more complete outfit with Messi than without him.
Barca lead Group B with nine points from three games heading into Tuesday's fixture in Milan, ahead of Inter (six points), Tottenham (one) and PSV Eindhoven (one).
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I feel like people watching this game will not believe how hard we trained this week. "I can't understand why we started slow". When asked what two positive results could do for United's season, Smalling said: "I think that it would galvanise us.
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The Senegalese then said that the fans can play their part in the game and that he and teammates are focused on the match. "He's showing positive things in training, but we need a certain security threshold for him to be able to play", Valverde said.
"But I do not want to take too many risks".
"Being in this situation in such a hard group is fine, and we would like to win". "We're seeing them create very little but be efficient with the chances the do have".