Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has pulled out of the squad to deal with Malaga in La Liga because of to private good reasons, the club has introduced.
Messi has been changed for defender Yerry Mina for Saturday’s clash.
Barcelona has to to deal with Chelsea in the Champions League round of sixteen next leg on Wednesday with the game poised at 1-1.
Messi scored his 600th career goal in the 1- earn from title rivals Atletico Madrid last Saturday.
That result set Barca, who are unbeaten in La Liga this campaign, 8 points clear.
He scored a free- kick as Barca prolonged their lead at the prime of La Liga to 8 points with a 1- earn.
It brought up 600 career goals — 539 for Barca and 61 for Argentina — in just his 747th appearamce and took his tally for the year to 32 in all competitions.
The 7 days prior to he also set a new report for help in La Liga when he set up Luis Suarez in the six-1 earn from Girona, registering his 148th prime flight support and moving past former Serious Madrid midfielder Michel (147).