Everton winger Gerard Deulofeu insists Barcelona can cope without the injured Lionel Messi.

Deulofeu is on-loan at Everton from Barca.

"Any Barcelona player can do perfectly without Messi. When he's there he gives them a lift, because he's the best player in the world, but they are playing very well," said the youngster.

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