Javier Clemente, trainer of football

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Clemente ensures that it advised to the Barça the signing of Valverde

Published:15/01/2018 - 22:07h

Updated:15/01/2018 - 22:07h

Javier Clemente, mythical trainer of several clubs of First Division of Spain and of teams of other countries, recognised in an interview that advised to the FC Barcelona the signing of Ernesto Valverde, to day of today Barcelona technician

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Javier Clemente tried to deny that it was he the one who advised to the FC Barcelona the signing of Erneso Valverde when the extremeño was player, but finish for confirming that really yes did it. In some statements for the program 'Quan s'turn off them llums', of TV3, spoke of the past like footballer of the current Barcelona technician.

"We try that the Espanyol him traspasara to the Barcelona"

Then, Clemente was trainer of the RCD Espanyol and Valverde, player of the team blanquiazul. "We try that the club him traspasara to the Barcelona… Go, I did not create any problem", commented.

Clemente also confessed that it was he the one who put him the nickname of 'Txingurri' to Ernesto Valverde. "I put it to him because I had a ship that called 'Txingurri', because it was not very big and was to fish. He is higher that I, but was pequeñito, menudito, delgadito, fast and very cheerful playing", explained during the interview.

"Ernesto of absent-minded does not have at all. It paints of bohemio, yes. It liked him the photography, went with his camera by Barcelona taking out photos. It was a cheerful youngster. With the Espanyol played very well", said Clemente on which, to day of today, is trainer of the first staff of the FC Barcelona.

On the signings of the Barça in the past

Clemente also was asked on if it was truth that he made the list of signings of the Barça of Johan Cruyff. "The list did not do it I, but yes said that with these players the Barcelona went to have a big staff. To Núñez? Yes, to José Luis, because a neighbour that I had was an architect that worked with him. A day take a coffee (with Núñez) and said him that if fichaba to these footballers went to do a very strong team and for years. And it was it", it sentenced.

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