Ernesto Valverde, during a press conference


The pump that Valverde plans for the lineup against Real Madrid

Published:15/12/2019 - 16:44h

Updated:15/12/2019 - 20:05h

This Wednesday, FC Barcelona faces Real Madrid in the Classic of the first round of LaLiga and Ernesto Valverde would consider an important novelty in the eleven

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After the tie against the Real Sociedad, to the FC Barcelona only touches him think in the Classical against the Real Madrid that will take place in the Camp Nou next Wednesday. A key party in which they do not expect experiments sounded in the alignment of Ernesto Valverde, although yes it could give some novelty more than striking.

Said novelty could produce in defence and, more specifically, in the central axis of the defence. In the party of the Reale Sand, Gerard Hammered went back to show that it is in a moment of formidable form and, of course, will be the big leader of the saga against the Real Madrid in the next duel intersemanal. This yes, his couple of dance begins to not being so clear.

From recently more than a year and half, Clément Lenglet has adueñado of the poster to title in the position of left-handed head office at the side of the Catalan. However, during the last weeks is showing an irregular level, combining good performances with other parties in which it is less hit. Against the Real Sociedad, no saw him precisely fine.

The moment of some doubts in the performance of the defence Frenchman contrasts with the one of his compatriot Samuel Umtiti, that seems to have recovered completely the physical tone and that has surrendered to a big level in the last duels in which it has been headline. His paper against the Borussia Dortmund in a party of Champions League​ of maximum requirement does few days does to think that maybe already was prepared to try to assault the place that does time belonged him.

Lenglet And Umtiti contribute distinct qualities but, given the last performances of each one and the good words that Valverde has devoted him to the frank-Cameroonian, no longer seems so clear who will be headline. The Txingurri meditará by who bet in the previous days to the transcendental duel against the Real Madrid, but the possibility of the turn of Umtiti is more possible that never.

Eleven without too many changes

The initial alignment to play against the Real Madrid will not come plagada of important novelties and everything seems quite clear-cut. Messi, Luis Suárez and Griezmann will form trident in the forward, whereas Sergio Busquets, Frenkie of Jong and Ivan Rakitic will repeat in the medullary. In defence, Sergi Roberto and Hammered have the place ensured, whereas Jordi Alba still does not seem to be to the one hundred by one hundred. Ter Stegen, intocable between sticks.

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