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Lionel Messi steps up his recovery to help injury-hit Barcelona as Argentine icon performs gruelling running, shooting and strength drills on sand Barcelona star Lionel Messi stepped up his recovery from a calf injury The 32-year-old undertook running, shooting and strength drills on sand  Messi missed Barcelona's 1-0 defeat against Athletic Bilbao in the opening game 

By Jeorge Bird For Mailonline

Published: 16:23 BST, 21 August 2019 | Updated: 16:23 BST, 21 August 2019

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Barcelona have been given a boost, with Lionel Messi stepping up his recovery from injury.

Messi missed Barcelona's pre-season as well as their first game of the campaign - a 1-0 defeat to Athletic Bilbao - owing to a calf strain. 

However, in a video posted by

, the Argentine star was seen undertaking running, shooting and strength drills on sand as he edges closer to a return. 

Lionel Messi has given Barcelona a boost by stepping up his recovery from injury

Lionel Messi has given Barcelona a boost by stepping up his recovery from injury

Messi missed pre-season and Barcelona's first league game because of a calf injury

Messi missed pre-season and

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