Messi will start for Barca in their Copa del Rey second-leg clash with Real.
"He is a competitive player, he's always motivated. I don't think he is any more so because it's Real Madrid, or because of the things that were said after the last game between us and them. He's very comfortable when he has to compete. He looks perfect to me and I wouldn't say he is any more tired now than he was at the same point in other seasons," said Roura.