Messi scored 4 objectives within the 6-1 win over Eibar on Tuesday evening.
There are considerations the 30-year-old could also be overplayed as he leads the road for Barca this season.
Greater duty has fallen on Messi since Neymar’s departure, whilst Luis Suarez continues to be no longer 100 in line with cent after a knee damage.
Ousmane Dembele’s hamstring damage manner Messi is with out one in all his key strike companions for the Girona conflict.
And Valverde admits Suarez can be rested.
“Rotating Messi? When I’ve had a player score four goals, I’ve never dropped them for the next game,” the boss stated forward of this night’s 7.45pm kick off.
“Suarez? We’ll see how he responds in coaching, but we expect he’ll pull via.
“That’s the theory.
“The sport against Girona is essential, it’s derby, with an emotional attachment to it.
“They’ll even be extra-motivated, in order that they deserve our motivation. You need to understand how to play derbies, they’ll have marked it out on their calendar.
“They performed really well against Sevilla and didn’t need to lose. They drew with Atletico and beat Malaga clear of house. They’re inexperienced persons, but they wish to do neatly.
“We have midfielders that may rating objectives, like Denis, Paulinho, Iniesta, Rakitic, Arda… We’re in a position to play close to our warring parties’ field.
“It’s no longer as regards to ownership, it’s about taking the ball into scoring positions, and we’ve got avid gamers that may rating.”
Barca take a seat best of La Liga heading into this fixture and will stretch their result in 5 issues if different effects cross their manner.
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