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Heynckes expects Messi participation

Jupp Heynckes is assuming that Leo Messi will play for Barcelona tonight in their Champions League tie with his Bayern Munich team.

The two sides meet at the Allianz Arena for the semi final first leg with Messi still a doubt.

"As far as I am aware, he has trained normally and will be there from the very first minute," Heynckes said. "He has had muscular problems, that's true and he didn't play on Saturday, [but] that was just a precaution."

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