- Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez were involved in individual training session away from Barcelona teammates
- The stars are facing a specialized fitness plans as they recover from calf injuries
- Barca are keen on having both back for Champions League opener against Borussia Dortmund
Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez trained separately from Barcelona teammates ahead of possible return from calf injuries this weekend.
According to Daily Mail citing Diario AS report, the pair could be handed playing time against Valencia on Saturday night home game on September 14.
At the last count, both players have been following tailored fitness regimes to improve on their fitness, to improve their chances of stepping into the pitch on matchday.
The report further revealed that Barcelona club officials are upbeat the pair will be fit enough to face Borussia Dortmund in next week's Champions League opener.
Messi cropped a calf injury during his first pre-season training on August 5.
Interestingly, the Argentine was due to return for the league fixture against Real Betis on August 25, but suffered a setback before the encounter.
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Meanwhile, additional reports in Spain claim Messi is likely to start the Valencia game from the bench before starting the Champions League opener at the Westfalenstadion next Tuesday, September 17.
Legit.ng reported earlier that Lionel Messi is reportedly ‘considering sensational MLS transfer’ after quitting Barcelona.
Already, the 32-year-old Messi’s life after Barca career has been a major topic of discussion among club chiefs, fans and the media since last week.
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