The Colombia international has been strongly linked with a move abroad in the summer after another sparkling season, in which he has scored 33 goals in 38 appearances. Atletico Madrid will want Falcao to stick around for another year as the club plans its assault on next season's Champions League.
The 25-year-old's absence through injury has been sorely felt by Barcelona in the last few weeks as the team has struggled to keep up the form it showed in the first half of the season. Messi will hope his injury troubles are behind him as he bids to add to his 46 Liga goals this season.
Atletico will be fully focused on Friday's Copa del Rey final against Real Madrid after guaranteeing Champions League football for next season with the win over Celta Vigo on Wednesday. Barca will be determined to finally clinch the Liga title, while Messi's expected return to the starting line-up will also give them a boost.