Lionel Messi returns to full training

Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action against Thailand XI during a friendly match on August 7, 2013
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Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is back in full training following a thigh injury.

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi has returned to full training following a thigh injury.

The Argentine was forced to miss the Spanish champions' 1-0 win over Malaga on the weekend because of the problem.

"Leo Messi was back in training with the rest of the squad this lunchtime after being rested as a precautionary measure for the game against Malaga, following the bruised thigh he suffered against Atletico Madrid last Wednesday," read an official Barcelona statement.

Barca return to action on Wednesday when they host Atletico Madrid in the second leg of the Spanish Super Copa following last week's 1-1 draw.

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