Lionel Messi sat out of Friday morning’s training session with his Barcelona team-mates due to injury, according to FC Barcelona.

Barça captain Leo Messi has a minor right quadriceps injury and trained in isolation, doing specific exercises to avoid unnecessary risks with just eight days remaining before Barça finally get back to playing matches. He should be able to rejoin his team-mates in a few days’ time.”

Quique Setien’s side take on Mallorca on June 13 as they begin their title run-in with fellow challengers Real Madrid.