Villarreal coach Unai Emery will be looking for more cohesion in attack and his side will be favorites against Eibar, whose first game of the season was a dull 0-0 draw with Celta Vigo.
"What happened was a conflict between Messi and the club. I have spoken to Messi and we are carrying on as normal," said the Barca boss. Enditem
"It's an agreement by our clubs and investors. We are expecting to help them get reasonable control of the spending. Besides that, all of us want a more balanced league. Under the cap, the teams are encouraged to pay more attention to their youth training system instead of buying players."
Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge sees BVB as being the club's most dangerous rivals this season. "They have had a much longer break and preparation," the 64-year-old said.
The English, Spanish and German press on Thursday all reported that Liverpool have agreed to a fee of around 30 million euros for Bayern Munich's Spanish international midfielder Thiago Alcantara.
Elsewhere on Tuesday, Ecuador's LDU Quito secured a 1-0 win away to Peru's Binacional, courtesy of a first-half goal from Matias Zunino.
The Celta captain opened the scoring from Nolito's pass after 15 minutes in an entertaining match which saw Celta play some impressive football.
"Everyone will be desperate to beat Europe's top team," the 32-year-old Pole told Xinhua before the Bavarians' 2020/21 Bundesliga curtain-raiser against Schalke on Friday.
"To have kept the team together might turn into our big advantage," Borussia's managing director Max Eberl said.
The ExCo also heard progress on its governance reforms approved by the Board in November 2019, which will see the Board appoint two additional independent ExCo members and discuss the ongoing development of a WADA Code of Ethics.
Back in May, several countries followed the successful example of playing football matches behind closed doors in accordance with strict COVID-19 hygiene regulations.