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Lionel Messi, Ivan Rakitic back in Barcelona training for Leganes clash

Lionel Messi, Ivan Rakitic back in Barcelona training for Leganes clash
From ESPN - November 15, 2017

Lionel Messi and Ivan Rakitic returned to training with Barcelona on Wednesday ahead of the weekend game at Leganes.

The duo, who had been on international duty, completed the team's third training session of the week.

Messi, La Liga's leading scorer with 12 goals, played all of Argentina's 1-0 win over Russia in Moscow on Saturday.

He was given permission to return to Barcelona and rest for a few days rather than playing in Tuesday's friendly against Nigeria by national team coach Jorge Sampaoli.

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