Ernesto Valverde, in a press conference


Valverde: "Rakitic? I have to put the best ones"

Published:22/11/2019 - 16:30h

Updated:22/11/2019 - 16:31h

Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media at the press conference prior to the League match against Leganés and left several headlines

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After this last stop of international selections, to the FC Barcelona touches him go back to LaLiga Santander to confront to the Leganés. This Friday, Ernesto Valverde has appeared in front of the media in the usual previous press conference to the meeting and has done a review to the Barcelona actuality.

Of course, one of the important subjects have been the drops of Sergi Roberto and Nélson Semedo in the right side and the possibility that it occupy it Moussa Wagué. "They exist the two possibilities, to be able to change the diagram or keep it. Moussa Can act in the two situations. It is ready, already played the past season and if it is with us is because it can play", explained.

Also it pronounced on the situation of Ivan Rakitic, remembering the 'overbooking' of players in the centre of the field. "I do not have a lot that say of private conversations with the players. The team is changing some things, there are a lot of players in some positions. I do not pose me at all because it has not arrived the moment. I have to put to which better are", aimed.

"I have spoken with Piqué and I see him centred"

Gerard Piqué and the Glass Davis also went subjects that the Txingurri touched in the room of press. "If it arrives in conditions will see it in the list, if it is or no. I have spoken with him and I see him centred. Has questions that do to the margin of the football. When to all the footballers attributes them that they do not know to do another thing that was not the football, for one that does it criticises him . If I see him centred and in conditions for morning, will play", affirmed.

The Txingurri did not show too concerned by the drops that there is in the defensive line. "It does not concern me. Have spare players in the beginning of season for any emergency. In any case have to the B, today goes to train with us Dani Morer and debuted Araujo. If sometime they arise difficulties, face ", commented.

When asking after him if it concerns him Griezmann, Valverde threw of irony. "Why there are so many questions that begin by 'concerns you'? At the end I go out of here concerning me of things. What matters me is how was with us. It is well, there are a lot of eyes on him, but is contributing us a lot of things. It gives us a lot of work, goals, clarity in the game because always the clean. Always we expect that it was better", said.

"Riqui Yielded? In the Athletic went and the repescábamos"

On the possible cession of Riqui Puig, washed the hands, although with nuances. "I do not know it, there are times that do not know how hit. It is a decision that corresponds to the player and to the club. We contemplate that it was near of the first team, although there are a lot of footballers in his position. There are players that are more reacios to go out because it thinks that it can cut the progression. In the Athletic many went out and afterwards went back them to repescar. Cucurella, for example, is a different footballer to the that was does year and half", remembered.

About Dembélé​, the technician extremeño regretted that the injuries have subtracted him continuity. "For us it is fundamental that have continuity in the work and in the parties. All the stops since had the injury, has been contraproducente for him. It has had diverse muscular episodes by which has not been able to surrender as it had liked us. We are on of him, and ojalá have a regularity in the game", asked.

The party against the Leganés

Valverde incidió In the change of trainer of the 'pepineros', with the recently presented Javier Aguirre. "The changes that can go entering Javier in the team, do not know them. It will adapt to what has. The team is conceived to play of a determinate way and the other day already did something alike. Tomorrow it will be the same regarding diagram. It is a trainer that will wake up to the team. Have a bad experience of the past year, and us urge the victory", rememoró.

Besides, it remembered that they will play a split cheat in Butarque: "We are not as to think that have small enemies. The past year won us. If I do memory, have lost with Leganés, Raise, Granada... We are not as to think that the contrary are simple. Have to centre us in the three points of morning".

After the party against the Leganés, the following week will be hard. "It is a very important week for us from our point of view. Have hard parties, two of them out of house. We are in a moment that have parties very strong and what avenges after Navidad will have a lot that see by what happen this month", remembered Valverde.

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