The Barcelona vs Real Madrid football match will be available online, more on that below. Recent performances saw Nelson Semedo get the start, and though he's been good as of late, he was caught too far up the field in this one, allowing Vinicius Junior what felt like miles of room down the left.
If Messi plays it will be because he is fit.
Ousmane Dembele is close to recovering from an ankle injury.
It was an unusual delay by the club, which normally is quick to release reports about its players' injuries. The Argentine is the top scorer in La Liga with 21 goals and has scored in his last nine appearances, but Barca beat Madrid 5-1 without him earlier this season.
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Valverde said his team won't change the way it plays if Messi is absent, and that his participation shouldn't be seen as a key factor.
Valverde can only name 18 players in his final match day squad, though, so one player will have to miss out.
"I don't think it (Messi playing or not) changes which team will be considered the favorite", he said.
'Isco? For the sake of Real Madrid I would speak with the president of Real Madrid'.
The former Madrid player and Castilla youth team coach was happier to go along with local reporters who suggested that La Liga's authorities had favoured Barca by giving them an extra day to prepare for both Wednesday's first leg and the return at the Bernabeu on February 27.