The Malian midfielder is nursing a muscular problem and will not make the team's trip for the match in Valencia against the league's surprise package of the seasonBarcelona midfielder Seydou Keita has been left out of coach Pep Guardiola's 18-man squad for Saturday's match against Levante.
The Mali international trained separately from his team-mates in Friday's session and has been deemed unfit for the match in Valencia with a muscular problem.
Daniel Alves and Gerard Pique, on the other hand, have resumed full training after picking up minor knocks recently and are at Guardiola's disposal for the match.
Barcelona announced earlier in the week that Ibrahim Afellay was once again available for selection after seven months on the sidelines, but the Dutch attacker has been omitted from the list for Saturday's game.
The Catalan club sit second in the Liga table, with 78 points from 32 matches, while Levante are fifth on 48 points.