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The assessment of Valverde on the performance of Arnáiz and Dembélé

Published:4/01/2018 - 22:32h

Updated:4/01/2018 - 22:32h

José Arnáiz went back to claim with the first team of the FC Barcelona and Ousmane Dembélé went back to the terrains of games after recovering of the injury that has kept him section of the terrains of game during 108 days

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The FC Barcelona empató to a goal in the party of the round of eighth of final of the Glass of the King that contested in front of the Celtic of Vigo in the stadium of Balaídos. Of this form, at all remained decided and the eliminatory will decide in some days in the party that will contest in the Camp Nou, where the Barcelona will treat to carry the cat to the water.

Ernesto Valverde decided to bet of start by the titularity of José Arnáiz, a player of the FC Barcelona B that it already had had big performances with the first team in front of the Real Murcia and that in front of the Celtic went back to claim with included goal. On the other hand, it took out to play to Ousmane Dembélé to fault of 20 minutes for the end precisely substituting to the canterano.

Ernesto Valverde elogió to Arnáiz in the back press conference to the party. "It is a forward that in the Barcelona B plays in the side but manages well in front as it did in the Valladolid", commented, on the decision to bet it in the axis of the attack in place of the extremes.

The technician extremeño explained that the mobility of the canterano favoured the incorporation from the second line of the midfield players. "Paulinho And André Gomes always went to incorporate. Has desparpajo and goal, as they show the three goals in this competition and considering the problems that had up, have considered that it played", commented.

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Valverde Also commented the fact to bet to Ousmane Dembélé in the centre, in place of in the band, where plays usually. "It wanted to that it played in a position with fewer defensive obligations since the party was a bit tighten in this moment. To be a player that went back after almost four months wanted that it went finding little by little with the rhythm", sentenced.

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