Even though Lionel Messi has recovered from his injury, a decision on his participation will be made one hour before the start of the match.
FC Barcelona (Barça; Spain) Manager Luis Enrique stated the aforesaid regarding the chances of Argentina national football squad captain and Barça forward Lionel Messi entering the pitch in their club’s El Clásico clash against Real Madrid C.F. (Spain).
“There will be training, and then we’ll talk,” Barcastuff quoted Luis Enrique. “The [final] decision on the [Barça] starting lineup will be made at the last minute.”
Saturday’s El Clásico—the name given in football to any match between fierce rivals Real Madrid C.F. and FC Barcelona—will kick off at 9:15pm, Armenia time.