The La Liga champions have confirmed that their talisman is likely to miss games against Borussia Monchengladbach and Celta Vigo, as well World Cup qualifiers for Argentina.
Luis Enrique has lavished praise on his converted midfielder Sergi Roberto after another fine display at right-back. The Spaniard starred as Barcelona stormed to a 5-0 win at Sporting Gijon.
CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST: Cristiano Ronaldo was furious after being substituted during Real Madrid's draw at Las Palmas - and his sulking dominates Sunday's sports pages in Spain.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique conceded the 5-0 scoreline flattered his side as they comfortably came through their first La Liga match without the injured Lionel Messi against Sporting Gijon.
Luis Suarez and Neymar made sure Barcelona did not miss the injured Leo Messi by both scoring in a 5-0 away win over Sporting Gijon. Arda Turan and Rafinha added the other goals.
Barcelona stopper Marc-Andre ter Stegen appeared to handle outside the area during the win over Sporting Gijon - but escaped a booking.
Luis Suárez and Rafinha struck first-half goals and Neymar hit two late on to give Barcelona a 5-0 win at 10-man Sporting Gijón, their first game this season without Lionel Messi. Messi hurt his groin in the draw with Atlético Madrid at Camp Nou last week, and will miss another La Liga game, one…