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Barcelona Handed Major Injury Hope For Champions League Clash

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Spanish La Liga champions Barcelona gave been handed a big injury boost ahead of their Champions League clash with German Bundesliga giants Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday night.

Barcelona have been boosted by the return of star player Lionel Messi to the squad for the Borussia Dortmund game.

Lionel Messi has been plagued by a thigh injury at the start of the new season.

The Argentine international superstar missed the first four games of the new Spanish La Liga season.

He missed the league matches against Athletic Bilbao, Real Betis, newly promoted side Osasuna and Valencia.

Without Lionel Messi in the team, Barcelona have struggled to produce top performances.

Barcelona have seven points from their first four league games of the season without the input of their talismanic forward.

Messi is expected to feature against Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League as Barcelona target a sixth European title.

Barcelona have missed on the Champions League title in each of the last two seasons after crashing out at the semifinal stage.

The Catalans lost to Italian Serie A giants AS Roma in the penultimate season at the last four stage before losing to reigning European champions Liverpool at the same stage last season.

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