Ernesto Valverde stuck by his decision to rest Lionel Messi despite Barcelona's Copa del Rey loss to Sevilla.
Luis Suarez would not blame the absence of Lionel Messi for Barcelona's 2-0 loss to Sevilla in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Lionel Messi was given the day off as Copa del Rey holders Barcelona went down 2-0 away to Sevilla in the first leg of their quarter-final.
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has afforded Lionel Messi a rest for the Copa del Rey contest away to Sevilla on Wednesday.
Kevin-Prince Boateng has spoken highly of Real Madrid and Cristiano Ronaldo before, but he backtracked in his Barcelona unveiling.
Eden Hazard has been courting Real Madrid for some time, but the Belgium star says his future remains far from certain.
Leganes were angered by Luis Suarez's goal being allowed to stand on Sunday, but Ernesto Valverde says the officials made the right call.
Barcelona just about did enough to avoid dropping points at home to Leganes, as Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored late on in a 3-1 win.
Barcelona started with Philippe Coutinho, Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez in attack as Lionel Messi was benched against Leganes.
Mauricio Pochettino said he could play Dele Alli as a striker against Fulham in the absence of Harry Kane and Son Heung-min on Sunday.