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Messi may be rested against Celta Vigo - Valverde

AFP  |  Barcelona 

could be among a number of key players rested from Barcelona's game against Celta Vigo tomorrow, according to

Barca broke the record for the longest unbeaten streak in on Saturday when they beat to make it 39 league games without defeat.

But, with an 11 point lead at the top of the table and the del Rey final against to come on Saturday, Valverde is ready to rotate for the trip to Galicia to face ninth-placed Celta.

"Resting Messi is a possibility like any other, but I think he is playing well, the other day he played a good game," Valverde said on Monday.

"We will make changes to the team in Vigo, I think it's an important week and that the team needs the rest."

Messi has only recently recovered from a knock to his knee while has been playing through the

suffered a broken finger last week and may also miss out.

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First Published: Mon, April 16 2018. 22:25 IST