Ernesto Valverde, during the Barça-Villarreal


Valverde reassures about Messi: "It was for precaution"

Published:25/09/2019 - 01:00h

Updated:25/09/2019 - 01:00h

Ernesto Valverde said, after the victory of FC Barcelona in the League against Villarreal, that the change of Leo Messi in the break was as a precaution

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After the party that the FC Barcelona played in front of the Villarreal and that finished with victory of the Barcelona (2-1), Ernesto Valverde appeared in front of the media to give his vision on the meeting. Of course, also it commented a subject of state: the presumptive injury of Leo Messi that it forced him to be substituted in the rest.

The technician of the FC Barcelona was tranquilizador in this regard of the physical state of the Argentinian star, aiming that "when it happens him something to Messi, for the world, but does not seem that it was at all more than some annoyances in the aductor and have changed it by caution". Also they asked after him a possible injury of Dembélé, to what answered that "it does not seem me that it have finish lesionado. I expect that it was yours paranoia".

Valverde Also was asked after the difference of level showed by Luis Suárez, very turn# off, and Ansu Fati, demoledor. "All it is necessary to put it in context, Suárez comes to do two goals nine days ago here home. It has been an unemployed month and has to take the form as they advance the parties. We know what gives us and what goes us to give, it is necessary to be with him. It goes to be followed being resolutivo, has a history won in the club like goleador", said, on the Uruguayan.

"We are happy by the party inside the difficulty that had"

On the extreme youngster of Guinea Bissau, stood out his growth. "Ansu Has freshness and with the party advanced know what can give us. The other day it played of start, today has gone out in the second time. It is very young and has to go adding minutes. No it can him give the responsibility in difficult moments", commented, adding that "The forwards have to encarar, are for this. We combine so that they have to them to him play. It is he Carles Pérez, Luis, Messi, Griezmann, Dembélé... Have ease for driblar and give a lot".

Also elogió to Arthur Melo, to the that has advanced the position so that it participate more in attack. "It is playing a bit further up, like this we have asked it to him. It can give passes of goal and has arrival. It can be a pasador of last line perfectly. It does not have the physical problems that the past year, is more controlled", said.

On Griezmann, stood out his polivalencia. "I base me in the needs that have and in what I have seen him. In the Athletic has played in tip and second forward and in the Real Sociedad like extreme by the left. It moves well in all these positions. Afterwards we have to us relocate defensivamente and comes us well. I see it well here", manifested.

Defensive fragility

Valverde Also analysed the victory, hinting that remained satisfied. "We have begun well, with goals and dominating with clarity. The last part of the first have been worse, when Leo has been out of the field, because all has stopped . They have dominated us with inner game and has come the goal. The second time have been well because we have not conceded too much. We were to a step of the third and sentence. We have not been precise to the hour to do the third goal", said.

On the defensive fragility of the team, admitted that it has to improve . "It does me feel very bad when we lose and better when we win. they are putting Us Goals. It goes back to be a golazo. Our ambition is always concede little. It is a shot of long distance and neither can do a lot. Except the Dortmund, do not do us a lot of occasions but yes hit us. We know that we have to improve", it concluded.

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