Leo Messi and Arturo Vidal, along with Gerard Piqué


Messi, Coutinho and Vidal already have the calendar marked

Published:2/08/2019 - 12:19h

Updated:2/08/2019 - 12:23h

Leo Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Arturo Vidal, who participated in the Copa América, have been summoned on Sunday for the presentation, although they will not play the Gamper

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Little by little, Ernesto Valverde goes recovering the thickness of his staff to put to work with the whole team. Until the moment, the technician extremeño has had to prepare the season without the footballers that played the Glass America, but little by little goes recovering effective to have to the team in shape.

The Sunday, will arrive the three footballers that still have holidays: Leo Messi, Philippe Coutinho and Arturo Vidal. The plan with them already is established: the Sunday have been quoted to happen the medical proofs before joining to the trainings. In fact, the three will be presents in the presentation of the previous team to the Trofeu Joan Gamper.

Almost with all security, any of them will play in the Camp Nou in the duel against the Arsenal, since they still will not have been able to participate in the trainings. However, all they will be available to travel to United States beside the rest of the team to play the parties of turns it against the Naples of Carlo Ancelotti.

It is necessary to remember that so much Leo Messi, as Arturo Vidal like Philippe Coutinho contested the Glass America to the end, playing the final and the duel for the third and fourth place, respectively. Thus, they have lengthened his holidays with the aim to be able to rest and arrive with the recently loaded batteries to what subtracts of pre-season culé.

Two important players... And one that can go out

Of the three last footballers that will incorporate to the trainings of the FC Barcelona, there is two that go to be key for the team: Leo Messi, that will keep on being the big leader of the Barcelona group and the angular stone of the game culé; and Arturo Vidal, that in spite of the 'overbooking' of midfield players offers a distinct profile that Ernesto Valverde considers essential.

Distinct is the case of Philippe Coutinho, a footballer to the that the FC Barcelona is looking for him accommodate of discreet form. The arrival of Antoine Griezmann subtracts him a lot of possibilities and so much the club like the player have clear that the best is a change of airs of the carioca.

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