It TURNS IT BY USE, LONG
The Barça will visit more than 15.000 kilometres in pre-season
Published:19/06/2017 - 08:30h
Updated:19/06/2017 - 12:12h
It turns it by United States that will make the FC Barcelona this pre-season will serve to tune to the team and begin to internalise the tactical ideas that want to implement the new Barcelona technician Ernesto Valverde
In hardly some weeks will go back the activity to the Sportive City of the FC Barcelona. Valverde Has quoted to practically all the staff on 12 July, seven days before the start of turns it North American, foreseen between the 19 and on 29 July.
In this date will incorporate the big thickness of the staff except Marc-André Ter Stegen and André Gomes, summoned by Germany and Portugal for the Glass Confederations, and Denis Suárez, that finds with the Spanish selection Sub-21.
And after the first days with medical reviews and double sessions to start with to work physical and tácticamente, the Barcelona team will travel until United States to contest by third consecutive year the International Champions Cup. There it will play three friendly: against the Juventus the day 22 (New Jersey), against the Manchester United the 26 (Washington) and against the Real Madrid the 29 (Miami).
This will suppose almost 16.000 kilometres in trips this pre-season, taking into account the first flight from Barcelona until New York (6.174 kilometres), of NY to Washington (329 kilometres), of the American capital to Miami (1.496 kilometres) and of Florida to the city condal again (7.560 kilometres). A very high figure that it will have to manage well to come just at the right moment to the Supercopa of Spain.
However, it does not suppose any novelty regarding other years, by what the players already are accustoming to lidiar with this factor. There they will attend to advertising commitments and will prepare already a long year, because there is World-wide in Russia.
All the eyes put in the Madrid
It is the big obsession of Valverde. It will be his first title with the Barça and wants to that the team arrive in the physical and mental conditions adapted to face up to this double party. Five years ago that Madrid and Barça did not see the faces in the Supercopa of Spain, something surprising taking into account that they are the big dominadores of the Spanish football.
In 2012, the Madrid proclaimed champion of the Supercopa thanks to the difference of goals like visitor. A year before, in 2011, the Barça himself was able to heave with the title. The precedents are positive for the Barça, that is the team more laureado of the history of the competition.