The Argentine ahead has been dropped through boss Ernesto Valverde thrice this season and began the membership’s closing two Champions League video games at the bench.
In earlier years, Messi’s absence was once just about remarkable as he took the arena through typhoon.
But now on the age of 30 he feels that the continuous soccer is starting to meet up with him.
Messi got here off the bench at the 61st minute towards Sporting Lisbon, however he is anticipated to start from the off towards Villarreal on Sunday (7.45pm).
“I have learned that the season is long, that there are times which are harder than others because the years fly by and now my body pays the price for playing in so many matches,” Messi advised TYC Sports.
“I realised that sometimes not playing is for the best.”
Messi’s consideration was once then flip to the World Cup in Russia subsequent summer time, the place he thinks Argentina are in line for a hard match.
“We went through a tough spell,” he added.
“But it’s true that we have to improve if we aspire to be world champions. “As we’re as of late, we don’t seem to be a long way from that even if there are higher groups than us akin to Brazil, Germany, France and Spain.
“The grievance went past customary and went past soccer. The bitterness we really feel is as a result of we all know what awaits us if we do badly.
“People need effects and, if they do not get effects, they would like new faces.”