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Barça-Manchester: Mourinho evaluates the level of Valverde

Published:24/07/2017 - 08:39h

Updated:27/07/2017 - 02:21h

After beginning the course with good foot, the FC Barcelona of Ernesto Valverde steps forward in his preparation of the new season. The Manchester United of José Mourinho carries more days training and will evaluate the current level of the Barcelona

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The pre-season of the FC Barcelona 2017-18 is meaning a revolution to all the levels. After some years in which the rivals were of minor calado and the advertising acts dominated on the trainings, in this course seems to have time for everything, and the group that directs the recently arrived Ernesto Valverde seems to be it fitting to perfection.

The Txingurri debuted of the best way, with a triumph and with good feelings, presenting two onces entirely distinct and even so surpassing to the Juventus, all a finalist of Champions. The Barcelona showed a distinct face in each part, in the first more dominadora and afterwards more sufridora, but in both attained to impose thanks to an exhibition of attack and defence in the suitable moments.

Now, with some days more than work and another trip from New York to the capital, Washington, it will be necessary to check if the legs begin to weigh or the intensity and the fluidity of balloon continue being the distinctive signal in these first proofs. The new trainer seems to have very clear the solutions to recover to his team, and with two so demanding challenges of consecutive way is moment to evaluate the current level of the staff.

Happening to the proper names, Nélson Semedo will try to show the head after some doubts in his première like barcelonista, although his performance and the one of all will go back to difuminarse in the middle of the 'case Neymar'. The informations fly, so much of the edict of the Barça as the one of the PSG, and until there is not an official decision the subject will keep on being the comidilla of the summer.

It goes back Mourinho

In the FedEx Field of Landover, to the outskirts of Washington, the FC Barcelona will go back to find with one of his 'enemies' by antonomasia, the one who went scourge of the Barcelona bench, José Mourinho. The Portuguese has recessed the tension after abandoning Santiago Bernabéu, but will come with the maximum motivation to overthrow to a team that always has motivated him a lot.

For the Portuguese the meeting will have a special sense, and is that the Manchester United ultima his preparation for the Supercopa of Europe, in which the 'network devils' will cross with another Spanish champion, the Real Madrid. Only they remain ones adjust to finish to define the eleven that will assault the first title of the course 2017-18 and the duel of the International Champions Cup can be the last bank of proofs.

As last inducement, east can be a party that repeat in the maximum European competition, since the English have gone back to classify after several years out of the elite. The own Mourinho has warned that in his turn to the Champions do not expect to raise the glass, but if they achieve the push sufficient safe that will turn into an aim for a team to the that does not be missing him ambition.

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