Ernesto Valverde in the bench of the Camp Nou

PRESS CONFERENCE OF VALVERDE

Valverde: "I don't know how much Messi will be down. I hope he is back soon"

Published:27/09/2019 - 16:57h

Updated:27/09/2019 - 18:01h

Ernesto Valverde appeared before the media in the previous match against Getafe in the Coliseum. The Barcelona coach spoke of the injury of Leo Messi or the future of Ansu Fati, among other things

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Ernesto Valverde attended to his appointment with the media before the party against the Getafe. The Barcelona play in front of the azulones this Saturday from the 16:00 hours in the Coliseum Alfonso Pérez a very important crash to follow recovering feelings in League. The trainer reviewed the actuality barcelonista, that right now is marked with the injury of Leo Messi.

The extremeño referred to the drop of the Argentinian and admitted that it does not know how long goes to be of drop. The technician, nevertheless, said that the injury did not seem big thing and that expects to have him prompt to his orders. "I do not know how long it will be of drop, expect that it soon was back. In principle it does not have a grave injury, is a small elongación", commented.

"I do not know how much will be Messi of drop, but expect that it soon was back"

The drop of the '10' is always a problem for the Barça, although Valverde thinks that has team to substitute to the of Rosary with guarantees until it recover . "If it is Leo are stronger, and if no, is missing us a player desequilibrante. But have resources to handle us in different situations. We have done it. It is a setback but it is necessary to continue", affirmed.

Another of the subjects candentes in the barcelonismo is the possible announcement of Ansu Fati with the Sub-17 for the World-wide. The 'Txingurri' recognises that it prefers that it remain in the Barça, something that could suceder if the Sub-21 summons him the next week. "What would like me is that it was the maximum of time with us. If it goes with the Sub-21 is the stop of selections and if no, is more time went. It is necessary to expect to see that it occurs. It decides the RFEF", said.

"It would like me that Ansu was the maximum time with us. If it goes with the Sub-21 solo ausentará in the stop of selections"

The state of Luis Suárez

The trainer culé also spoke of the state of Luis Suárez, to the that the Camp Nou pitó against the Villarreal. The extremeño thinks that will go back prompt to his best level and that this is only a bad series. "It carries few parties and was lesionado. It does not have margin to do a pre-season as they did the others. It happens him as to Dembélé or Leo. It happens him what happens him to the majority of the goleadores. They go to series", aimed.

With the plague of injuries that has asolado to the Barça in this start of season, many throw him the fault to the pre-season, that did not like neither to the footballers neither to Valverde. The ex of the Athletic preferred not throwing more firewood to the fire. I do not give a lot of importance to this subject. A lot of people gives it to him to justify questions. Anybody understands of physical preparation. Here there are a lot of parties followed. The team is well, less some setbacks. I do not throw him the fault to the pre-season. We know where are", commented.

"I do not throw him the fault to the pre-season of the setbacks that have arisen"

The competition in half and the importance of the crash

On the other hand, the 'Txingurri' referred to the competition that there is in midfield and to the few minutes that are having some footballers like Arturo Vidal. "I do not know that it will happen of here from now on. There is a lot of competition in the centre of the field", said an enigmatic Valverde.

Finally, the technician explained that the only important of face to the crash against the Getafe is to take a step forward and take out the first victory out of house. "We play to all type of hours. It does not concern me. What concerns me is to take a step forward because we do not achieve good results went. It will force us to a lot, because they are a very complicated team. It is well that it was a big rival", finalised.

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