Ronald Koeman has called on Barcelona's players to step up and reduce the club's reliance on Lionel Messi for goals ahead of Saturday's La Liga trip to Sevilla.
Messi, 33, has scored 18 times in the league this season with Antoine Griezmann the next highest scorer on six, and once again scored the opening two goals in Wednesday's league victory over Elche.
"The older lads can't do it all themselves. Messi's scored 18 times, which is the same number as the other forwards combined," Koeman told a news conference on Friday.
Barca ask Pique, Alba, Busquets and Roberto for huge pay cuts - report
He needs help. You can't always rely on the best or oldest players. Everyone in the team needs to take responsibility, not just the most experienced players.
Man Utd to pounce for £30m star bargain from Fiorentina - Euro Papers
- Man Utd draw AC Milan in last 16, Arsenal meet Olympiacos again
- Man Utd could offer Lingard to land Rice; Open to bids for Martial
Barca are fourth in La Liga, two points ahead of Sevilla, who have played a game fewer.
With league leaders Atletico five points ahead and with a game in hand, the Catalans can ill-afford to slip up in the title race.
"I don't think it's the most important week of the season. This weekend all the top sides play each other. Everyone's under pressure, there's no more pressure on Barcelona than there is with everyone else.
"If you're the Barcelona boss, there's pressure on you for every game," added Koeman, before his news conference was cut short due to a nosebleed.
Messi agrees to 50% salary cut in new Barcelona contract - report
'Inexplicable happiness' - Messi emotional after historic Copa America victory