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Valverde pronounces himself on the possible change of the Classic date

Published:17/10/2019 - 17:31h

Updated:17/10/2019 - 19:26h

Although Valverde appeared in the press room to talk about Eibar-Barça, the main topic ended up being the possible change of date of the Classic

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The FC Barcelona plays this Saturday to the 13:00 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish) against the Eibar but, in the press conference of Ernesto Valverde previous to said bump suspender belt, the main subject was the possible change of date of the Classical against the Real Madrid, that was programmed for this next day 26 October and that it could move to December.

The technician extremeño was asked about the subject and descartó entirely the option to play in Santiago Bernabéu this same month and move the duel of the Camp Nou to the second turn of LaLiga​. For the Txingurri, the most feasible alternative would be the one of not altering the calendar suspender belt fixed before the start of the season.

"they are doing A lot of comments on this party, there was an approach to change the order and play first in Madrid, do not finish it to see, are a lot of trips followed, and no only by this question, but for respecting the calendar. The normal is to play in our field. Already we will see what is what occurs, are anticipating a lot of things, still remain nine days, remains time, but know what is happening in Barcelona. We trust our people and want to play in our stadium", said Valverde.

The 'Txingurri' remembered it sucedido in October of 2017 with the Referèndum of Self-determination, and that could play without problems. "They remain 9 days and speaks too much with this margin. It is truth that the 1-Or play here and in Wanda afterwards. There also it foresaw a drama and did not happen at all. It was a big party and there were not problems. There is margin. If the party was morning, perhaps, but still remains time", commented.

Valverde, adherent to play in the Camp Nou, did also a call to the civismo. "This party is an opportunity for a lot of people of here and for a lot of agents of the society, for our fans. All the world is slope of if some images of these days will see in the party. It is an opportunity to show that it respects to the rival, that inside some minimum norms of civismo, can work . It is an opportunity delete to the agoreros", manifested.

The trainer extremeño also commented the taut situation in the streets of Catalonia. "I do not want to extend me. It is clear that this does not correspond with what have seen in Catalonia in the last years. These riots go out of the usual. All recognise us in the fact that we want a maximum freedom of expression. Each one has his ideas and have to respect us. The politicians have to do his work", considered.

Valverde Wants the Classical the 26 in the Camp Nou

In conclusion, Valverde trusts that the party can play the day 26 October in the Camp Nou and is sure that, if like this sucede, does not go to have problems. "It is programmed for the 26 and do not have doubts that it would celebrate without problems, respecting to the rivals and everything. I do not know which resolution will take the Federation and will do what touch", sentenced.

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