And Spalletti feels that the prospect of facing the Catalan giants and Messi is a great test for his side, who sit second in the group - just three points off Barcelona at the top - and has called on his players to show their quality against a top-class opponent.
Messi, 31, has not played since breaking a bone in his arm in the win over Sevilla on October 20.
Spalletti added: "He's a complete player, he needs to be evaluated carefully because he's had injuries, he can also be a defensive midfielder, that is where he started".
Barca have won all four of their matches without the talismanic Argentine, with a 2-0 victory over Inter and the 5-1 demolition of Real Madrid the standout results. But wins, in any form, can not be overlooked.
The reigning Spanish champions scored the first goal in the 10th minute through Luis Suarez who was assisted by left back Jordi Alba. After six games without a goal, he has now hit six in his last four.
Spalletti said it would not make much difference if Lionel Messi was passed fit to play for Barca. "We know they will score many goals together again". During the first game, we did not manage to keep the ball well enough to turn the game around. "Under the new coach I'm not being picked but I'm working on it".
"Maybe more aggresive because they're at home".
Asked about the prospect of him playing, Valverde stated: "We'll see how he will be".
Rayo Vallecano fans were in good mood during the last seven minutes of the game thinking their team would record an emphatic win over Barcelona. Finally, Suarez scored his second and Barcelona's victor in the dying seconds of the match to rescue the full three points for the Catalan giants.
However, the Post cautions that it does not mean the deal is certain and that other cities might have "similar discussions". Amazon, based in Seattle, is apparently seriously considering an area known as Crystal City .
Miller had an abrasion on the bridge of his nose, and blood was coming out of one nostril, the report said. Pills reportedly recovered from the home included Xanax, Oxycodone, Hydrocodone, and generic Adderall.
Throughout the many struggles with his health, Sam's friends were still by his side and frequently visited him over the years. They'd watch footy like they used to and share a beer, even if that meant just a sip for Sam when Katie left the room.
Many Scots would gather for more intimate fireworks displays before the larger scale town displays become more common place. Taking place a little before the fact on Saturday November 3, the fireworks will be held in Birmingham's Botanical Gardens.
Emerging markets and foreign exchange costs were the issues that the company blamed for their poor Q4 report. Apple's revenue from other products recorded the maximum growth, bringing in US$4.23 billion, up by 31% YoY.
Of course, with the Vikings and Bears being flexed into the Sunday night game, that means someone had to be flexed out. The Jaguars (3-5) are tied for last in the AFC South while the Steelers (5-2-1) are ranked first in the AFC North.
But as Rihanna declared in a tweet, she or her representatives wouldn't ever attend those " tragic rallies ". Axl Rose of Guns N' Roses also expressed frustration his music was being played at political rallies.
Term elections 2018: Trump makes final bid for votes
Democrats have a lengthy list of their own priorities they would like to vote on such as lowering prescription drug costs. But Trump is more popular than Harry Truman in 1946 and 1950, Reagan in 1982 - amazing, isn't it? - and Bush in 2006.
Samsung to reveal Android Pie, foldable display UX at SDC!
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Accused Mexican drug lord 'El Chapo' faces USA trial
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England v New Zealand: Owen Farrell clear to face All Blacks
As a rugby referee, you probably dread having to make a call, after the hooter, that could potentially decide the test match. It is nigh on certain that the Saracens' fly-half will lead England into the Rugby World Cup in Japan in 10 months' time.