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Víctor Valdés puts Leo Messi as a role model in La Masia

Published:14/08/2019 - 23:37h

Updated:14/08/2019 - 23:37h

In the last years the doubts have surrounded La Masia, but Víctor Valdés understands what it is needed to recover the base of Barça. The catalan has pointed to Leo Messi as a role model in the youth teams and has given several key principles

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The FC Barcelona has made a remarkable reform of his staff, and this summer has gone back to look to the quarry. Further of the signings, in the pre-season have caused feeling some of the promises bred home, that were the key for the recent successes of the entity and that they have to be it in a winning series that treats to lengthen of face to the future, seating the bases of another winning generation.

The one who has gone in without doubting in the debate on the Masia is Víctor Valdés, that has thought in a conference in Russia. The past week, the technician of the Juvenile To gave a talk to the trainers of the Zenith of St. Petersburg after contesting a pair of friendly against the groups of his inferior categories, and referred to the problems that in the last times have overwhelmed to the quarry barcelonista.

The one of L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, that attended to the appointment accompanied of his preparador physical, Andrés Martín, took split in the animated discussion that round the City Condal, and put a very clear example of the tendency to be followed in Can Barça: "It Is necessary to prioritise the research of talent above the physicist. Messi is, definitely, the best example. It gave him time because his talent prevailed above his physicist. He is the best example in this sense, have it home and expect that it was by a lot of years more".

"I, like trainer, prefer to have always the maximum of talent to my disposal to be able to improve it, so that the takings of decision are the correct and do not have to rectify to the players", explained the Catalan, that indicated that to triumph in the Camp Nou do lacking qualities that fit in the Barcelona style, and that to work in the physical qualities always there is time. Of this form launched an unambiguous message to the managers of the entity, to which does not do a lot accused to be concerned only of this last appearance.

The ex guardameta warned also that the mental factor plays a decisive paper, and enumerated some of the virtues that need to do career in the club: "Entertainment, attitude, identity, variety and goal; like this it is a player of the Barça. And the work of the trainer is to achieve that his emotions always are the highest possible, and do not think that the emotions are only in the head, are in the heart and in the will. The tactics can work every day, is true, but the important is to favour the positive emotions".

The Barça already prepares the generation post-Messi

After a lot of reflections and changes in the organisation chart of the club, the Barça has decided to look backwards to prepare the generation post-Messi, to those footballers that will have to assume chevrons when the Argentinian decide to hang the boots. In the last years has opted for betting by youngsters with 'DNA Barça', as Arthur or Frenkie of Jong, put the Masia and his different teams in hands of several ex members of the first team and begin to give space to the young talents that demands Valdés, as Riqui Puig, Carles Pérez, Oriol Busquets or Juan Miranda.

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