Barcelona manager, Quique Setien, has provided the latest update on captain, Lionel Messi’s injury following his side’s Champions League victory over Napoli on Saturday night.

Setien said Messi sustained a “fierce knock” after being kicked in the leg by Kalidou Koulibaly in Barca’s win 3-1 win over Napoli at Camp Nou.

Barcelona secured their place in the Champions League quarter-finals on 4-2 aggregate, having played 1-1 in the first leg back in February.

But Setien expects Messi to make a speedy recovery ahead of their Champions League last-8 clash with Bayern Munich on Friday.

“Lionel took quite a fierce knock in that challenge from Koulibaly,” Setien said at his post-match press conference.

But I don’t think it’ll become a big problem for him.”

He added: “The game against Bayern will be complicated, but we are also a great team.

“The team has been good, and we deserved the victory against Napoli.

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