Josep Maria Bartomeu, during an appearance with the FC Barcelona


Bartomeu defends to Valverde, but warns: "there will be novelties in the Barça"

Published:26/05/2019 - 00:48h

Updated:26/05/2019 - 00:49h

Shortly after that the FC Barcelona fell defeated in the final of the Glass of the King against Valencia, Josep Maria Bartomeu took the word and defended to Valverde, ensuring that his place is not in danger. Yes it announced changes in the staff

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Josep Maria Bartomeu attended to the microphones of TVE and analysed the defeat suffered by the FC Barcelona (1-2) in the final of Glass of the King against Valencia, subtracting responsibilities to Ernesto Valverde and leaving clear that has agreement and the support of the directive to follow training to the team. This yes, Bartomeu announced that there will be changes in the staff this next summer.

In spite of everything, did not want to announce said "novelties" this Saturday, but they will go giving in the market of signings along the next weeks. "Already it does time that thinks in the next campaign, but is not moment to explain what will happen. It is necessary to appreciate to the fans that has come. It finish a season with a League, an important season. It has not been able to be this Glass and will follow. Always there are novelties, but is not moment to say it", manifested the president of the Barça.

"We have lost two parties, in Anfield and here and are out of these two titles"

"Every year they arrive players, up to now is confirmed Of Jong and from now will work in new players and low, the usual all the summers. Today it is not moment to do at all", puntualizó, without wanting to reveal at all concrete. Yes it defended to ultranza to Ernesto Valverde. "Ernesto has agreement, is the trainer. This defeat has not been fault of the trainer. We have had a lot of occasions and have not gone in. Although you throw a lot, what explains is the goal", resumió Bartomeu.

It wanted to congratulate to Valencia by the title of Glass of the King harvested this Saturday in Benito Villamarín. "It has not been able to be. The first is to congratulate to Valencia, a champion that has deserved it. In the second part try it, has worked a lot and this is the important. It could say that we have had 80% of possession, but wins the one who has put more goals".

In this sense, Bartomeu does not think that the season have been a failure for the FC Barcelona, but it has been a good course in which at the end of has failed in decisive parties. "It would not describe as the season of failure, is very good, no remarkable neither excellent. Every year we opt to arrive with the best options and have lost two parties, in Anfield and here and are out of these two titles".

Bartomeu wants that Valverde was still in the Barça

The president of the FC Barcelona, in definite, seems to have very clear that Ernesto Valverde will keep on being the trainer of the first team culé, like minimum a season more. This yes, if the campaign does not begin with good results for the Barça, the 'Txingurri' will be to the edge of the abyss. They are not few those who want him already out of the club. The next results will determine if this low number or goes up in question of months.

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