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Ernesto Valverde values Barça's pre-season and opens the door to more signings

Published:26/07/2019 - 12:35h

Updated:26/07/2019 - 12:35h

FC Barcelona faces Vissel Kobe this Saturday, and in the day before of a special duel there has been a press conference. Ernesto Valverde valued the azulgranas preparation and has opened the door to more signings to reinforce his team

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FC Barcelona and Vissel Kobe confront this Saturday in the Noevir Stadium, in a friendly that will close turns it Asian of the Catalans. Few weeks after initiating the pre-season, the entity barcelonista faces a very special duel, since it will go back to find on the terrain of game with Andrés Iniesta, David Villa and Sergi Samper, that went through the team does some campaigns.

This Friday has lived a very agitated press conference, because there has been some enredos with the protagonists -some have arrived late by a jam-, with the translations and with the turns of word. In spite of everything, Ernesto Valverde has made a brief assessment of the tuned, and for the moment has signalled that is satisfied with the observed and with many win to follow with the phase of shooting.

After standing out that the party against Kobe is an opportunity to go back to cross with several ex historical, the technician has referred to the list of drops, in which it has included to varied of his players. "Hiroki Abe Is difficult that can play, yesterday resintió of his injury", has aimed on the hip of the Japanese, and also has added that "will have the drop of Hammered by caution, has a problemilla".

Of his words understands , however, that the one who will be smart is Antoine Griezmann, that gave the fright in the party against Chelsea. The Frenchman admitted that had some pains after the meeting, but the trainer has mentioned his adaptation and the one of Frenkie of Jong: "Of Griezmann and Of Jong expect that they follow adapting. There are things that were well and others that have to improve. Tomorrow it is an opportunity more".

"The idea for this year is to keep what does us strong and improve what no"

"We finish to begin the pre-season and really only carry a week and still is missing us physical preparation, tactical, join up new players. Tomorrow we will try to do it well", it has extended to the rest of his pupilos, and has taken with philosophy the bustle that corresponds to this period of the year: "it Is clear that our pre-seasons are not the typical, are supeditados to this type of trips by a lot of reasons, by structure of club. These parties suppose income and have to adapt us. We go just, because we carry a week training. It is a normal pre-season for the Barcelona".

Finally, it has made a comparison between the past season and the one who comes, and has underlined that the intention is to go back to improve: "Always we have to improve and we can do it. There were a lot of moments of the past season that were brilliant, save in the last moment. The idea is to keep what does us strong and improve what no. Be effective and not conceding, because there were moments that conceded too much".

Valverde No descarta that the Barça fiche more

Valverde Did not bite the tongue does some days speaking of the novelties for the team, and neither has done it when it has opened the door to signings. Asked on the left side, the Txingurri has admitted that it is a priority, but does not have descartado that to the end of the window estival can have more news in the changing room: "it Is truth that in the position of left side had some problem and is possible that can incorporate somebody. But we are opened to the market until the last day and already will see what occurs".

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