The Manager is aware of the threat the Valencian giant are capable of posing and fielded a strong 18 man squad, making no changes to the side that travelled to Nicosia on Tuesday.
Moreover, Andres Iniesta who was given the medical all clear on Saturday was left out along with the injured Vermaelen. While third choice goalkeeper Masip will have to wait to get his first official game. Montoya, Douglas and Sergi Roberto were all left out.
The full 18-man squad:
Ter Stegen, Bravo, Alves, Adriano, Jordi Alba, Bartra, Mathieu, Piqué, Mascherano, Sergio, Xavi, Rafinha, Rakitic, Pedro, Munir, Neymar Jr, Luis Suárez and Messi.
Barca will be hoping to continue their good form of recent as they travel to Mestalla. They lie 5 points behind leaders and arch rival Real Madrid and only a win will do.
Match Preview: Valencia – Barcelona