PRESS CONFERENCE OF VALVERDE
Valverde's doubts with Messi: "He had a great evolution, we will decide tomorrow"
Published:16/09/2019 - 21:05h
Updated:16/09/2019 - 21:14h
Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media after Ter Stegen and did not clear up doubts about Messi's participation in the match. The 'Txingurri' also spoke of Ansu Fati, Luis Suarez and the meeting against Dortmund himself
After the press conference of Marc-André Ter Stegen, Ernesto Valverde took his turn of word and answered to the questions of all the journalists that gave appointment in the room of press of the Signal Iduna Park. The trainer of the FC Barcelona did not clear if Leo Messi goes to play against the Borussia Dortmund and also spoke of other subjects stood out.
"We will decide it tomorrow", it began saying the 'Txingurri' on the presence of Messi in the meeting. The technician, nevertheless, ensured that the '10' has answered well and evolves favorablemente. "It is truth that does some days, a week, did not have very clear if it went to be able to arrive, but the last trainings is completing them well and removing of the head these small pains. And when you begin to play without thinking is when really you are well. It has had a big evolution", explained.
The preparador barcelonista neither gave by safe the presence of Ansu Fati in the eleven initial. The extremeño thinks that the best with the canterano is to carry it everything with normality and give him space. "I have not spoken a lot with him, except technical and tactical questions. It does not like me all this history to give too many councils. Although I will speak with him, it is necessary to leave a bit of air to the players. Deep down, of what treats is that, in some measure, all those that are to his around carry it with normality. Of this treats , although we know that it is exceptional. Already we will see tomorrow if it plays. And it will not be for beating any record, but by needs of the team, as it always has been. We are loved with him", commented.
Also it confirmed that Luis Suárez will be to title in Dortmund. "The other day it stepped important. By the fact to begin and play a while with the team, are thinking in not loading a lot with these so followed parties, but tomorrow will go out of entrance", said. The ex of the Athletic also referred to the abysmal series of the charrúa in Europe far of the Camp Nou. "Luis is a very insistent player and I also saying this, but is like this. The past year had the bad luck in Old Trafford, that finished inside and did not aim him to him the goal, but there have been parties that has been very near. Lor that have clear is that it goes it follow trying and will not repeat the question because it goes to mark tomorrow", affirmed.
The Barça still has not been able to win to domicile this campaign and begins to be something worrisome. Valverde Did not give any explanation, but showed alert and with win to break the bad dynamic. "Have an explanation, but to do a clear analysis of a tendency think that it would be necessary to have more parties, carry very few. When we carry more parties will analyse it with more calm, but have clear that we have to improve out of house", expressed calmly.
Borrón And new account after the disaster in Anfield
The technician blaugrana also wanted to do borrón and new account regarding the painful defeat against the Liverpool of the past course. "Of the same way that are accustomed to win a lot of parties, there are times that lose and when you lose have to raise you. The past year was us very well, save in a party, but this belongs to the past, tomorrow is the future and the well of the football is that always it gives you another opportunity and go to try take advantage of it", explained.
To the thread of the elimination against the 'reds', the extremeño remembered that in Europe a bad day can be decisive. "A bad day takes you out of the Champions, by very well that you do it. The past year win eight or nine parties, empatamos three or four and lost one. And we do not arrive to the final. The errors pay very expensive and it is necessary to compete every day, all the hours and not to neglect you neither ten minutes. We know the illusion that have by this competition and obviously want to go forward", said.
The Borussia will be a very dangerous rival
Regarding the rival, the Borussia Dortmund, the 'Txingurri' thinks that will be complicated to win them in his stadium. "I expect a big environment, as the one who always there is in this stadium, and expect a rival of a lot of level. It finish to win the Supercopa German, is candidate to win the Bundesliga and obviously has his answers also in the Champions. It will be a very complicated party also for us. It is a strong dish to start with and a good stone of touch to test us", ensured.
Finally, the trainer culé spoke of Paco Alcácer, that is going out in Dortmund. "It is a big player, is showing it here and also in the selection. It is in a team in which it can play with more regularity and is it to him winning. And it is a team that comes him well. It is very near of the area, of the ending, is very precise and to the Dortmund has come him very well, but is a small advantage that know him, clear", finalised.