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Barça pushes aside malicious rumours about the future of Riqui Puig

Published:18/07/2019 - 17:32h

Updated:18/07/2019 - 17:32h

Riqui Puig is one of the most promising youngsters of la Masia, and FC Barcelona has special care with his progression. After the malicious rumours about his future, the club has reacted with several gestures that emphasize its trust in him

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The FC Barcelona continues accelerating his preparation in the pre-season, and already looks to the first trip of the course that will make to initiate turns it Asian. Next Saturday, the Barcelona expedition will put course to Japan to confront to Chelsea and to the Vissel Kobe, and will do it with a nourished group of footballers of the first team -only have special permission the cracks that participated in the Glass America- and a short selection of canteranos.

After the session matinal of training of this Wednesday there were pertinent rumours of the capital, where signalled that Ernesto Valverde had 'loaded' to Riqui Puig. The one of Matadepera did not exercise with the 'greater' in the morning and this did to jump the alarms, with a fire in the social networks that was avivado by the affine means to the Real Madrid. To the Txingurri rained him the criticisms and in this case were totally injustificadas, because his decision went in inside the planned plans.

In spite of the news malintencionadas, the return of the youngster to the Barça B was related with simple rotations, since Oriol Busquets neither appeared by the Sportive City Joan Gamper and in his place went in two mates of the filial. So much one like the another are in the list for turns it Asian, and the only that pretends the trainer extremeño is that there is several perlas with opportunities before the commitments force to abandon the City Condal.

In case there were doubts on the confidence in the midfield player, the club commissioned to scare them, with several gestures reveladores after the noise mediático that installed in Barcelona in the past day. The president Josep Maria Bartomeu appeared the Thursday in the session and left photograph in several samples of affection to the stars barcelonistas, between which stood out precisely to Riqui Puig.

The trainer of the filial, Francisco Javier García Pepper, also explained that the situation has not changed with his pupilos: "it does not do lacking to discover now that Riqui is an excellent player, of a lot of quality. The míster has decided in the morning that they were other players, also of a lot of level. It has not been any surprise that go rotando. Riqui Has the same options that the past season".

The Barça prefers that Riqui Puig paginate the first team and the filial

Although the fans has haste for seeing to Riqui Puig with the 'greater', the Barça prefers that it paginate the first team and the filial, a strategy of training that already followed, for example, with Sergi Roberto and Carles Aleñá. "Has 'DNA Barça' total. Still thinking that it can be of the first team, is better that was with us because we train and work of the same way. So much he like the others are very young and still have to show even that have fit in the Barça B. They are 20 years old and it would like me that they followed and they could go up in the first team", valued García Pepper.

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