Ernesto Valverde, with his players in a training


Great competition in Barça: Umtiti, Dembélé, Arturo Vidal, Rakitic...

Published:20/10/2019 - 17:38h

Updated:20/10/2019 - 17:38h

The time passes and, with the infirmary almost empty, remains clearer that the FC Barcelona has a squad of luxury. The majority of his players would be in the line-up in any European club

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The last parties of the FC Barcelona, resolved with five consecutive triumphs and a mejoría substantial so much in results as at stake, have served to show to the barcelonismo that this season 2019-20 the staff is more competitive that antaño, and has a greater capacity to surpass the obstacles that can give in shape of important injuries.

Leo Messi, Luis Suárez, Ousmane Dembélé, Samuel Umtiti, Jordi Alba... All they have fallen lesionados and have lost parties along the course, without explaining to other players that also have remained out of announcements by physical problems. In spite of his absences, the Barça has attained to take out the majority of parties advance and, after an irregular start, leads already LaLiga Santander 2019-20 and his group of Champions League (empatado with the Dortmund).

Now that the infirmary is almost empty, can see better the blessed competition that exists in a team plagado of stars. I hammered and Dembélé could not play in front of the Eibar in Ipurua, but in his place acted Umtiti and Griezmann. Both were of the best of the party, and showed that they can be headlines in any commitment of the season 2019-20.

Jordi Alba also returned to the left side, and his contribution noticed with grow although Semedo and Junior Firpo had had good performances in this position during the last weeks. In the room of machines, the trident Busquets-Arthur-Of Jong follows confirming like centre of the field title, but Valverde knows that it can have Arturo Vidal and Rakitic anytime to give them rest.

And all this without explaining to Sergi Roberto that it can act of 'joker' so much for the right side as for the centre of the field, neither with an Aleñá that not even is used to to go summoned from does weeks because of the high competition. Even the player disclosure of the FC Barcelona and of LaLiga this season, Ansu Fati, is remaining without minutes in these last parties.

It blows wind in favour for the FC Barcelona

Proof that the FC Barcelona has of stars consecrated and besides polyvalent, that Ernesto Valverde is knowing to move with criterion and good measure in the last parties. The management of the 'Txingurri', the recovery of players lesionados, the progressive adaptation of signings as Of Jong and Griezmann and the fact that stars like Leo Messi go recovering the rhythm of competition are key factors so that the Barça was on line ascending.

Against the Eibar played one of the best parties of the season, but expects that the team follow improving and chaining victories. There is sufficient staff as to struggle by the three titles, and especially by the Champions League and LaLiga Santander. It will be vital that keep the concentration and the motivation of all the players, independently of the minutes that have. If they do not produce injuries of importance, Valverde will have serious dilemmas to the hour to make his alignments titled. That all the problems are as that.

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