Barcelona supervisor, Ernesto Valverde, has admitted that Lionel Messi was left surprised by his therapy by the hands of Manchester United final week.

Messi was left bloodied by a Chris Smalling problem within the first half and by no means actually recovered all through the match.

The Argentine famous person was rested together with virtually your complete XI that had performed in Manchester, for the weekend LaLiga 0-Zero draw over backside aspect Huesca.

Valverde insists Messi is match once more and raring to go together with a semi-final towards Liverpool or Porto up for grabs within the Nou Camp.

“I don’t assume he’s anxious about the identical factor occurring once more.

“He’s nice, he’s completely nice after the blow he suffered. He was okay a few days after it.

“However he was slightly bit surprised on the time, though he’s okay now for this sport and able to go,” Valverde informed a press convention on Monday.

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