Ernesto Valverde, in a press conference

THE TXINGURRI REGRETS HIS DROP

Valverde: "Dembélé's injury is a fatality"

Published:30/11/2019 - 18:17h

Updated:30/11/2019 - 18:17h

Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media in the Atlético-Barça preview and analyzed some of the current issues of the culé team

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This Sunday, the FC Barcelona confronts to the Athletic of Madrid in a key party of face to the development of LaLiga Santander. Ernesto Valverde offered the already usual previous press conference and analysed, in addition to the difficult meeting against the team of Diego Pablo Simeone, other questions as, for example, the injury of Ousmane Dembélé or the last words of Arturo Vidal, looming with leaving .

The Txingurri regretted the new drop of the French extreme, although it has ensured that the player has improved anímicamente. "I have spoken with him, now it is calmer. After the party was very affected by the reincidencia in the injury. It is an important drop for us, by the player that is and by the forecast that there is. It supliremos With the boys of the filial that are answering well. Dembélé Was in a good moment, and was a fatalidad", affirmed.

Valverde desconoce The origin of the problems of the Frenchman. "Everything comes as a result of the first injury. It goes everything by here. I do not have a concrete idea if has the fibres of a way or another. I do not have knowledge of all this", said, añadie3ndo that "when it arrived here was very young with a big potential. It had to accustom to the work of here and has gone fitting some questions. It is better, calmer, is training well and has been an important setback".

Also it commented his absence in the presentation of Matchday: "I do not know reason was not anybody of the staff. When they invite you you can go or no. No, I was not. What happens? This seems an interrogation". Besides, it answered about I Hammered and the party in New York. "I have not seen the documentary and can not it say. When your father has said you that you do not go of party, have not gone never, no?", ironizó.

"I do not consider that Vidal was presionando with his words"

Besides, it spoke about the turn of Antoine Griezmann to Wanda Metropolitan. "The people will receive him as it creates convenient and already is. In the Athletic gave it everything, has gone with a traspaso of by half and already is. To us it does not have to us influence and to the player neither. We are accustomed to play with hard environments, in favour and against. It will be moving for him", said.

On the other hand, it showed happy by the mejoría physical of Samuel Umtiti, that carries three parties kept on being title to a good level. "There were a lot of questions on Sam before the party. It answered very well, we are happy with the level that is showing and with the recovery that does between parties. We want that it follow like this", it commented.

On the words of Arturo Vidal especulando with his course, Valverde subtracted them importance. "I do not understand that it was a pressure. It will be a personal reflection, say I. Have important parties before the market of winter. It is a player that fit very well from the beginning. We are happy with him", ensured, adding that "the players always want to play it all, some will be happier that others. There is not much more that say in this regard".

About the Balloon of Gold, the technician extremeño left clear that decants by Leo Messi​. "I do not follow a lot these galas because they are quite long. It would vote to the best. If at the end you give it to him to the best, have to it to him give to Messi and solve everything", sentenced.

The party against the Athletic

Valverde Is conscious that the party against the Athletic of Madrid will be hard. "In the two parties that play in Wanda advanced . It touched us trace back. They fulfilled a pattern seemed where carry the initiative. They are a team that independently that it manages well in a defensive system, attacks well. It did a big party in Turín and will be attractive as they are it always", aimed.

The Txingurri also looks forward to to improve out of house. "Any party that play in the field of the Atleti is an examination for all. We have to be very strong to win here. Out of house is not being an excessively good season. We have to try go back to have this point of security to close the parties and be constant", affirmed.

The extremeño has clear that will give a very physical party. "It is clear that they are a physical team that forces you a lot because it subjects you to an individual pressure. It is necessary to have some patience to be able to move them the balloon and find these spaces that do not concede. They run a lot, we will have to run also", considered.

Besides, it thinks that a victory would give an important moral push to the team. "We give him a big importance to the party by two reasons, for being able to recover the leadership and by the hit anímico of face to final of year. The team that win tomorrow will have a subidón anímico important", concluded.

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