Uncertainty about Messi does not affect Real Madrid’s `Clasico’ plans, Solari says

Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez

Messi back in training but Valverde will not take risks

Solari recently spoke to the media and confirmed he has a fully-fit squad available for the semi-final first leg.

"If it was the last match tomorrow, than it would be different", he said.

Ousmane Dembele is close to recovering from an ankle injury. There is no favorite in a semi-final between Barca and Madrid, it is an open game, we have great players and among them is the man we think is the best player in the world.

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Real Madrid will be looking to avenge their 5-1 demolition in October that ultimately led to the dismissal of coach Julen Lopetegui.

It's obvious that the team would feel more confident with Leo Messi on the pitch, as well as the home crowd, but he is a doubt for this match, and it seems unclear if he is going to play or not. Bale returned as a starter on Sunday alongside Benzema and Vinicius Junior as Alaves was beaten 3-0 in the Spanish league, the team's fifth consecutive win in all competitions.

"Your morale is very important and they tend to play well here". The French striker has 18 goals, six more than he had in all of last season. The 18-year-old Brazilian has added flair to the attack.

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Barcelona entered the second period facing the prospect of yet another Copa Del Rey first leg defeat, but the floundering Malcom would draw his side level just before the hour mark.

At his pre-match press conference, Valverde said of Messi: 'I have not seen him yet and I don't have an answer.

'Isco? For the sake of Real Madrid I would speak with the president of Real Madrid'. The forward was then included in the squad announced at 1900 GMT on Tuesday.

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The next leg of the tie will be played on February 27 at the Bernabeu in Madrid.

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