Ernesto Valverde, in press conference


Valverde: "It is impossible not to depend on Messi"

Published:10/11/2019 - 00:42h

Updated:10/11/2019 - 01:03h

Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media after the victory against Celta de Vigo (4-1) and was satisfied with the performance of his team

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The FC Barcelona achieved to defeat to the Celtic of Vigo (4-1) to go to the stop of selections with the leadership of LaLiga under the arm. Leo Messi, with three goals, went the big protagonist of the meeting and Ernesto Valverde, in the back press conference, recognised openly the dependency of his team surroundings to the figure of his captain.

In the first place, elogió his quality for the free direct ensuring that "with Leo anything is possible. It is a facet that dominates to perfection. In these actions, the contrary is warned of not doing faults in the frontal. If it does them, we try to take advantage of them".

Besides, it added that the attitude of the Argentinian star and his commitment with the team does him even more important. "Messi, apart from converting the goals, has a commitment with the game. It interprets that the team is not flowed by what was and he, with the responsibility that has, drop to take it, to desahogar to the team. It interprets it to perfection", it manifested.

"We do not have why renounce to Messi"

Valverde Has clear that does not have to renounce to the 'mine' that the team has with Messi. "It is impossible not depending on Messi, what go to say. It is like this. It lights it everything, what go him to do. Today it has desatascado the party with his first fault", said, adding that "have to Messi is to have an influence in the game of attack that can not deny. Today it has done the second goal, that has reassured us. We do not have to renounce to this because it is something that have and the rivals fear. The victory is of all".

On the other hand, it asked patience with the performance of Antoine Griezmann. "Always we have patience. With Griezmann and with all. Have more options and go them handling. There are a lot of parties. We have to support to ours in the good days and in the less hit. At the end, the work is here", commented.

It answered also by the titularity of Ansu Fati, to the that wants to go adapting to First Division. "I have decided to bet by him to see how worked and so that it go growing. It is very young, has to do and play parties. Good parties and no so good. Today it has begun he and like this go it calibrating and will know what is the category", considered.

Also elogió to Frenkie of Jong, but left clear that will arrive the moment of rotar. "It does not surprise me his adaptation. It understands the game and has a physical fortress that comes us very well. Desborda Lines and in the one against one is difficult to happen. It will have to rest sometime because on always it goes with the selection", sentenced.

Besides, it commented the injury of Nélson Semedo, descartando that it was so grave like the one of Jordi Alba: "Jordi will have for some parties, do not know for how many. The of Nelson are annoyances and have changed him by caution".

A needy victory

On the party, the Txingurri admitted that it arrived a needy victory. "After losing, suits to win. More in a team as ours. The other day we had a painful defeat and today did us fault. In the first time has cost us a lot, with the so high pressure, that hampered us the exit and we did not have a lot rhythm of game", aimed.

Valverde Remembered that, after the stop of selections, there are parties very hard. "To me it would like me follow playing, because what want to is to change a bad feeling. The football allows you this. We will take advantage of for descarne, there is a lot of that leave , others that remain . After this stop there are parties very strong and play us a lot", concluded.

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