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Unfit Messi ruled out of season opener against Bilbao

Reuters BARCELONA, SPAIN Aug 16, 2019, 02.20 PM (IST)

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde said he would not risk an unfit Lionel Messi in Friday's La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao and continued to be non-committal about Neymar re-joining the club from Paris St Germain.