Catalans are prepared for a tough challenge against the out-of-form islanders.
Runway La Liga leaders FC Barcelona travel to relegation-threatened Real Mallorca on Saturday evening without the services of Fifa Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi.
The free-scoring Argentina international injured his hamstring playing against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League quarter-finals on Tuesday night, while his compatriot, centre-back Javier Mascherano, will also be absent against the strugglers after suffering a knee injury in the French capital.
Assistant Barca head coach Jordi Roura said it would be the club doctor rather than Messi who decided exactly when the attacker would be able to return to first-team action.
Watch a video of his comments below.