Ernesto Valverde in a match of Barça in the Champions League


Del Piero still does not understand the goodbye of Valverde to Barça

Published:18/02/2020 - 08:37h

Updated:18/02/2020 - 08:37h

Alessandro Del Piero analyzed sports news before the Laureus Awards gala, and talked about Barça and the Champions League. The italian still does not understand the goodbye of Ernesto Valverde and already has a favourite in Europe

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The FC Barcelona continues put of full in the fight by the titles, and this weekend gave another step forward. Before the return of the Champions League, that will confront him to the Napoli in an exciting eliminatory of eighth of final, the Catalans recortaron distances in LaLiga, since his triumph in front of the Getafe combined with the tie in the Real Madrid-Celtic of Vigo leaves them more near of the leadership of the whites.

This Monday took place in Berlin the gala of the Prizes Laureus, and the Barcelona were leading. One of his main referents, Leo Messi, was chosen Better Sportsman of the Year, and several figures stood out of the world of the sport valued to the team in what it goes of campaign. In addition to the words of Carles Puyol, an expert in the actuality barcelonista, also called the attention the ones of Alessandro Of Piero.

The Italian explained in front of the means that still does not understand the goodbye of Ernesto Valverde, that was substituted by Quique Setién in a month of January very agitated. "It is a very odd thing because when it is leader seems that everything is perfect", commented, signalling that the defeat in the Supercopa of Spain does not seem him sufficient reason for a so drastic decision. In spite of everything, although it is true that the extremeño had spare reasons to follow, also is it that the recently arrived has left to see that the wear could be a dangerous factor for the staff.

The ex player considers that the culés are favourite in his duel with the Napoli, but has another favourite in Europe, the Juventus. Although it includes to other applicants in the battle by the 'orejona', considers that the 'bianconeri' have experience and talent to triumph: "By structure, by history and by the quality of his players is the favourite for the Scudetto and can win the Champions beside other seven or eight teams".

"I see to the team well. We are habituados to a Juventus that wins all the parties and that in this moment of the championship already takes him out seven or eight points to the second. This season is not like this. For the Italian football is well because it means that all the rivals are growing", reflexionó, applauding the performance of the Lazio and the Inter of Milan, that are demanding to the 'vecchia signora' in the Series To.

The Juventus consolidates like favourite in Champions

Of Piero is not the only that mentions to the Juventus like main favourite for the Champions, since Jürgen Klopp also plants it slightly above the rest. "The Juventus of Maurizio Sarri has the best team that have seen in all my life, with players of quality. It is a madness, the best to win the Champions", ensured the German, that preferred to remove him pressure to a Liverpool that also has a lot of numbers.

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