Barcelona coach Tata Martino is weighing up whether to start Lionel Messi against Atletico Madrid.

It's first versus second this weekend in Spain.

"Messi is looking good. He had a brilliant half hour against Getafe. It's true that he's coming off a long period of injury and we have to assess him. We have to decide if he's ready to play a full 90 minutes in a match of this kind," said Martino.

"We'll speak to him to see how he's feeling, because the fact is that when a player starts a game he wants to finish the game."

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