Lionel Messi returned to full training this week but Ernesto Valverde is in no mood to rush him back into first-team action.
Ernesto Valverde was asked about Philippe Coutinho's proposed loan move to German champions Bayern Munich.
Ernesto Valverde discusses Antoine Griezmann's LaLiga debut for Barcelona, who suffered a late 1-0 loss to Athletic Bilbao.
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Ernesto Valverde indicated the Barcelona captain would miss Friday's game and Lionel Messi is not in the squad to face Athletic Bilbao.
Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is recovering from a calf injury and Ernesto Valverde suggested he will miss the trip to Athletic Bilbao.
Speculation over Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar's future continues, but Barcelona's Ernesto Valverde will not be distracted.
Ernesto Valverde did not get in touch with Denis Suarez after he joined Celta Vigo during the close season, the ex-Barcelona man claimed.
Injured star Lionel Messi looks set to miss Barcelona's LaLiga opener against Athletic Bilbao.
Napoli head coach Carlo Ancelotti thinks Ernesto Valverde would have a tough time picking his team if Neymar joins Barcelona.