Barcelona teenager Lionel Messi expects to be back in action in two weeks.

The Argentinian has not played since tearing a hamstring in the second leg of Barca’s UEFA Champions League victory over Chelsea at the start of March.

“I think I will be playing again in two weeks,” he said.

“I don’t want to put dates on it because if the recuperation takes longer it just makes it worse.

“But I would like to play in Barcelona’s league games, the Champions League final and in the World Cup if I can.

“Ronaldinho had the same thing a couple of years ago and has told me to remain calm.”

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