Javier Mascherano in a press conference with the FC Barcelona


Mascherano: "Valverde Wants to apply the ideas of the Athletic"

Published:25/07/2017 - 23:02h

Updated:26/07/2017 - 01:33h

Although the main subject of the press conference of the Barça was the 'case Neymar', Javier Mascherano has reviewed more appearances of the Barcelona actuality. In front of the micros, the Argentinian has thought on his physical state, the Brazilian and Valverde

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The last press conference of the FC Barcelona has been centred in the possible course of Neymar of the group azugrana, but the interventions of Javier Mascherano have served to touch several subjects of the actuality of the team. The Argentinian no only has focalizado his speech, but it has tried to direct it to other questions, as for example the arrival of Ernesto Valverde.

In spite of carrying only some days to the orders of his new trainer, the 'Jefecito' has revealed that the extremeño does not pretend to vary a lot the philosophy, but it will apply concepts already known: "By what carry training and by the ideas that transmits us, is the same idea. Be an aggressive team, treat to be leading, presionar up, have like more better possession..."

Besides, the defence has ensured that "will have these nuances that saw in the Athletic, although now when having players more determinants perhaps in some occasion varies some things. But in yes, the idea of Valverde is what saw in his stage with the Athletic".

On his personal situation, Mascherano has explained that is "happy for being healthy to be able to compete inside my possibilities", and has confessed the hardness of the pre-season of the Barça, commenting that "it is clear that is not normal to play parties in front of rivals so complete, but help us to that the preparation was much faster. No only in the physical, also in the mental. It is necessary to take feelings the fastest possible".

On line with I Hammered

On the main subject of the press conference, Javier Mascherano also has wetted by Neymar, manifesting that the comments of Gerard Hammered are applicable to all the staff. "It is a personal decision of Neymar. He will value a pile of things that go through him the head and will finish taking a decision further of what any one of us can advise him. What said Geri is the wish of the team. It is importantísimo for us", has sentenced.

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