Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa is to have surgery on his left foot this week.
Ernesto Valverde hopes Barcelona rise to the occasion once more when they travel to face Atletico Madrid on Saturday evening.
Diego Simeone is reportedly close to agreeing an extension with Atletico Madrid which will see him become the club's highest earner.
Diego Simeone praised Atletico Madrid's 'fantastic' support after his side snatched a late 3-2 win against Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.
Diego Godin has called on his Atletico Madrid teammates to improve after the 4-0 Champions League thrashing at Borussia Dortmund.