Barcelona coach Tata Martino intends to meet with Lionel Messi during the winter break.

Martino will be returning home to Argentina, where Messi is recovering from a hamstring injury.

He said: "After Christmas he'll be training in Rosario and I'm sure I'll go and see him.

"But in any case, we are fully informed about his progress. He'll be in perfect condition to rejoin the team in the new year."

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