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Celta Vigo vs Barcelona: Valverde hints at dropping Messi

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Barcelona manager, Ernesto Valverde has hinted that he could rest Lionel Messi for Tuesday night’s LaLiga clash at Celta Vigo.

There have been reports that Messi would be rested periodically by the LaLiga side due to the Argentina captain’s desire to be ready for Russia 2018.

With Barca facing Sevilla in the Copa del Rey final at the weekend, Valverde has admitted that Messi could miss the trip to Balaidos.

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“Resting Messi is a possibility like any other, but I think he is playing well, the other day he played a good game,

“We will make changes to the team in Vigo, I think it’s an important week and that the team needs the rest,” Valverde said during a press conference on Monday.

Messi has scored 29 goals in 31 LaLiga games for the leaders this season and 39 goals in all competitions.

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