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The AS newspaper reported that Lionel Messi was expected to rest in the match today, to be ready to meet Atletico Madrid at the summit of the round 31 of the Spanish league, and also to participate in the important Barca meeting against Manchester United in the Champions League.
But it seems that the Argentine star Lionel Messi will participate in the meeting today, to ensure the Barca exit the three points of the match.
Villarreal CF vs Barcelona, News, La Liga
The newspaper added that Valverde will largely rest the Uruguayan star Luis Suarez, and will play with Malcolm in his place, in addition to the rest of Ivan Rakitic and Jordi Alba.
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The expected Barcelona squad came as follows:
Goalkeeper: Ter Stegen
The line of defence: Sergei Roberto, Pique, Omtiti, Simedo
Midfield: Artur Milo, Busquets, Vidal
Up front: Malcolm, Lionel Messi, Coutinho