Ernesto Valverde in the speech of presentation of the Joan Gamper Trophy


Valverde praises Barça for its performance in the Gamper and reveals the future of Riqui Puig

Published:5/08/2019 - 00:15h

Updated:5/08/2019 - 00:45h

FC Barcelona won against Arsenal in the Joan Gamper Trophy, and Ernesto Valverde was very satisfied with the performance of his players. The coach praised Frenkie de Jong and Luis Suárez, and revealed the future of Riqui Puig

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The FC Barcelona stepped more in his preparation of the season with a victory in the Trophy Joan Gamper, in which it traced back to the Arsenal to put the brooch of gold to a party that lasted all the weekend and included the official presentation of the staff. The celebration barcelonista was complete thanks to his good performance on the terrain of game, where the fans enjoyed of the triumph of his.

The one who also finish happy by the performance was Ernesto Valverde, that stood out the importance of this attainment. "It has been a Gamper with a lot of new people, with a lot of changes, wanted that they played all. At the end we have been able to win in front of a rival filmed that next week it begins the league", analysed, giving value to that in spite of the numerous changes, the team imposed to a more prepared rival physically.

The preparador extremeño elogió to varied of his pupilos, and elevated to two above the rest: "To Luis Suárez has seen him very enchufado, to Of Jong notices him that has win to have the ball and handle it". His applauses were not casualidad, since of the Uruguayan was the goal of the sentence in the minute 90 and the Dutch keeps growing in the centre of the field and his exhibition cost him the title of Better Player of the Gamper.

Also it gave the Txingurri important information in his appearance in front of the media, when it revealed the future of Riqui Puig: "will have index card of the second team because it is an advantage, can play in the two". After several months observing to one of the perlas more brilliant of the Masia, the ex of the Athletic Club has it clear, and wants to that jugue regularly but also have him to his disposal when it consider necessary. The youngster does not want to leave yielded, and has showed his promising qualities in an excellent pre-season.

Finally the trainer answered to several questions on turns it American, the last step of a very agitated pre-season. After beginning in Barcelona, touched to travel to Japan, go back, and now undertake another travel course to United States, something that considers that it is not easy to carry: "it turns It it is important from the economic and social point of view, but does us adapt a lot. We will see how we solve it because it is not easy".

Valverde Insists in that the Barça will treat to improve his results

As it already has done in the speech of presentation of the staff, Valverde has repeated that the Barça will treat to learn of his errors and improve his results, to obtain a more positive balance that the one of the past campaign, that finalised of form agridulce: "Always we have pressure in the titles, have to struggle always for winning all the parties. What want to is to not to make a mistake us in the moment culminante, but it is necessary to do a work during these months to arrive until there".

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