Barcelona secured their place in the Champions League last 16 despite late drama in a 1-1 draw against Inter at a rain-soaked San Siro.
Ernesto Valverde has insisted he will not take any undue risks despite naming Lionel Messi in his Barcelona squad just two weeks after he fractured his arm.
Captain Lionel Messi sat the game out with a fractured arm but Barcelona beat Inter thanks to goals from Rafinha and Jordi Alba.
Former Barcelona star Xavi says he will never coach a team to play in the same way as those managed by Jose Mourinho.
Barcelona confirmed Lionel Messi is out for three weeks with a broken arm, meaning he will miss big games against Inter and Real Madrid.
Inter Milan mounted a stunning late turnaround to come from behind and shock Tottenham Hotspur with a dramatic 2-1 Champions League victory at a raucous San Siro on Tuesday.
Croatia and Real Madrid star Luka Modric has insisted he is happy at the European champions amid links with Inter.
Luka Modric has described a report claiming he approached Inter about the prospect of a transfer as ‘the greatest nonsense in history’.
Luka Modric is said to be considering leaving Real Madrid for Inter Milan, starting an argument for the European champions to let him go.
Luka Modric returned to training with European champions Real Madrid on Wednesday as ongoing talks over a move to Inter Milan persists.