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Rivaldo questions Valverde: "Barça misses a more enthusiastic coach"

Published:10/01/2020 - 16:32h

Updated:10/01/2020 - 16:32h

Rivaldo, former Barça player, charged against Valverde in his last statements. After the defeat in the Super Cup, the Brazilian questioned the coach's methods and made it clear that he believes that Barça needs another coach for the future

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The FC Barcelona fell with bang against the Athletic of Madrid in the semifinals of the Supercopa of Spain. The culés, in spite of beginning losing, replaced and traced back to put 2-1. When they had it everything in favour, nevertheless, threw the advantage to lose and the rojiblancos gave him the turn to the marker to classify for the final. After the fiasco, many are loading against Ernesto Valverde and hold him responsible like the big culprit of the defeat.

Rivaldo, ex footballer of the Barça, has not doubted in questioning the work of the technician extremeño in his last statements. "Sure that this defeat does not benefit for nothing to Valverde. It remembered me to the previous fiascos in the Champions. After falling in Saudi Arabia, the club could put seriously risk his continuity. I now see it like a near possibility or even for the end of season, because a club like the Barcelona can not follow losing split like this, of a way so negligente", affirmed.

The ex player of the Brazilian selection also took advantage of to compare the attitude and the method of work of the 'Txingurri' with the one of the Cholo Simeone. For the ex mediapunta, to the of Viandar of the Edge is missing him character in decisive moments. "The Cholo is an enthusiastic technician out of the field, always shouting to his players, motivating them so that they give a bit more and, perhaps, this is something that the Barcelona misses at present", signalled.

On the party, Rivaldo ensured that it does not understand how the Barcelona can have these disconnections in defence having the so controlled game. "The Barcelona can not follow sleeping in important parties. It is frustrante. The way how controlled the party was to escape in the marker, but the team can not amodorrarse defensivamente in a duel in front of a so important rival trained by Simeone", commented.

The VAR was a decisive element in the Barcelona defeat, since it cancelled a goal of Leo Messi by hand and another of Hammered by offside previous of Arturo Vidal. The Brazilian insisted that it is against of his use, although it left clear that gave justice and that can not have possible complaint. "Always I have said that am against of the VAR, but if it exists, have to apply the law and, in this party, the VAR did a good work. So much in the goal cancelled to Messi as in the cancelled to Hammered. Even so, I insist: it would delete the VAR because it suppresses many of the emotions that gives us the football", explained.

It praised the work of Zidane in the Madrid

Finally, Rivaldo wanted to speak also of the Real Madrid and of Zinedine Zidane. The one of Recife thinks that the French already has showed sobradamente that is a very competent technician in all the senses. "If somebody had doubts of the qualities of Zidane like trainer after his first stage in the Real Madrid, think that is dissipating them and showing that it can manage a staff and his egos with prudence, but also do good systems of game and put to these teams to compete very well", concluded.

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