Category: Valverde

Valverde: With Messi, anything is possible – MARCA.com
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Valverde: With Messi, anything is possible – MARCA.com

Ernesto Valverde. AFPErnesto Valverde has praised Lionel Messi after the Argentine scored a hat-trick against Celta Vigo on Saturday night.The Barcelona captain converted a penalty before netting two sumptuous freekicks to condemn Celta to a 4-1 defeat at the Camp Nou.”With Leo, anything is possible,” Valverde said about his forward.”[Taking freekicks] is something that he’s…

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Bartomeu: Valverde is the ideal coach for this Barcelona era – MARCA.com
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Bartomeu: Valverde is the ideal coach for this Barcelona era – MARCA.com

Barcelona Given his backingBarcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu has given his backing to under-fire coach Ernesto Valverde after defeat to Levante and a draw with Slavia Prague in midweek.Bartomeu feels Valverde’s role in a long-term project looks beyond the short term nature of such results.”This season we have brought young players who should help us to…

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Valverde: Barcelona have always supported me and I feel respected – MARCA.com
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Valverde: Barcelona have always supported me and I feel respected – MARCA.com

Barcelona Confident about his futureBarcelona’s recent unconvincing performances have sparked criticism towards their coach, but Ernesto Valverde feels has the full support of the club.The former Athletic Club tactician has also revealed that he has recently had a meal with the Blaugrana’s president Josep Maria Bartomeu.”[My future] doesn’t worry me,” he told the press confidence.”I went…

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Oh, Valverde… – MARCA.com
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Oh, Valverde… – MARCA.com

Barcelona vs Slavia Prague Another disappointment for the CatalansBarcelona’s rut continued on Tuesday evening as they could only draw 0-0 against Slavia Prague at the Camp Nou.At present, the Blaugrana look like a team without a soul, simply hoping Lionel Messi’s brilliance will salvage them.There is also the way in which neither Ousmane Dembele nor Antoine…

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Valverde challenges Dembele to prove his worth – BeSoccer EN
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Valverde challenges Dembele to prove his worth – BeSoccer EN

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Valverde: When Barcelona lose you always look at the coach – MARCA.com
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Valverde: When Barcelona lose you always look at the coach – MARCA.com

Barcelona Spaniard is under pressure once againErnesto Valverde in the press conference. AdelantadoBarcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde has come under a lot of pressure in recent days, following the Blaugrana’s 3-1 loss away at Levante on Saturday, yet he has looked to explain the reasons behind the surprise defeat.That loss is Barcelona’s third of the campaign…

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Valverde in the spotlight again – MARCA.com
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Valverde in the spotlight again – MARCA.com

Ernesto Valverde. AFPErnesto Valverde’s position is again in question. The Barcelona coach has had to deal with the threat of his dismissal before, but it’s retuned after their disappointing defeat at Levante on Saturday.The coach knows that people have been waiting for him to slip since the defeats in Rome and Liverpool, and he’s always…

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Valverde: I’m not thinking about resigning, it’s just a defeat – MARCA.com
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Valverde: I’m not thinking about resigning, it’s just a defeat – MARCA.com

Levante vs Barcelona Barcelona slipped to 3-1 lossDespite the calls of a significant number of Barcelona supporters, Ernesto Valverde has made clear that he isn’t thinking about resigning as Barcelona coach in the wake of a 3-1 defeat to Levante. There have been sections of the fanbase unhappy with the coach as far back as the…

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Ernesto Valverde on Antoine Griezmann, Ansu Fati & Samuel Umtiti – Barca Blaugranes
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Ernesto Valverde on Antoine Griezmann, Ansu Fati & Samuel Umtiti – Barca Blaugranes

Ernesto Valverde gave his usual pre-match press conference on Friday ahead of Barcelona’s La Liga clash at Levante. The Barcelona boss talked about Antoine Griezmann, Samuel Umtiti’s fitness, Gerard Pique’s latest comments on Neymar (these ones in case you missed them) and Lionel Messi. Here are the main talking points. Valverde on Griezmann He has…

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Ernesto Valverde Says Antoine Griezmann Will Play ‘If He Meets His Requirements’ – Bleacher Report
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Ernesto Valverde Says Antoine Griezmann Will Play ‘If He Meets His Requirements’ – Bleacher Report

Soccrates Images/Getty ImagesBarcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has said Antoine Griezmann will play in his team “if he meets his requirements” after the forward was dropped for Tuesday’s 5-1 win over Real Valladolid.Griezmann, 28, came on as a substitute for the first time since joining Barcelona and replaced 17-year-old Ansu Fati, who started in his place on…

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Valverde: Griezmann will play if he meets his requirements – MARCA.com
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Valverde: Griezmann will play if he meets his requirements – MARCA.com

Levante vs Barcelona Expecting a challenge from LevanteErnesto Valverde AdelantadoErnesto Valverde is expecting a tough challenge from Levante when his Barcelona side pay them a visit on Sunday. Levante go into the game on the back of an impressive 2-1 win away at Real Sociedad, and Valverde feels that their high intensity could cause his team…

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Valverde: I have run out of words for Messi – MARCA.com
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Valverde: I have run out of words for Messi – MARCA.com

Barcelona vs Real Valladolid Argentine scored twice and assisted two in 5-1 victoryErnesto Valverde. AFPBarcelona fans were treated to a sheer spectacle on Tuesday evening as Lionel Messi ran riot against Real Valladolid, leaving Ernesto Valverde to suggest that he has run out of superlatives for the Argentine. With the Blaugrana having missed their captain for…

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Ernesto Valverde speaks out over Carles Alena amid Tottenham links: ‘He deserves more minutes’ – 101 Great Goals
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Ernesto Valverde speaks out over Carles Alena amid Tottenham links: ‘He deserves more minutes’ – 101 Great Goals

Barcelona manager Ernesto Valverde has today admitted that youngster Carles Alena is deserving of more consistent playing time.Barca prodigyAlena, a gifted 21-year-old midfielder, made his way through Barcelona’s famed La Masia youth academy.After impressing throughout the fledgling years of his career, the youngster was subsequently fast-tracked into the first-team picture of the Blaugrana for the…

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Valverde responds to Ter Stegen’s claim Barça weren’t good enough in Prague – Sport English
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Valverde responds to Ter Stegen’s claim Barça weren’t good enough in Prague – Sport English

Marc-Andre ter Stegen’s comments after Barcelona’s win against Slavia Prague continue to cause a fuss. The goalkeeper’s self-criticism of the team was put to Ernesto Valverde ahead of Tuesday’s La Liga game against Real Valladolid.  28/10/2019 Upd. at 21:34 CET The Barcelona coach agreed with the message behind the German’s words, although he feels that…

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Valverde: If Barcelona have to solve any problems, it will be done internally – MARCA.com
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Valverde: If Barcelona have to solve any problems, it will be done internally – MARCA.com

Barcelona Responds to Ter StegenErnesto Valverde epaAhead of Barcelona’s game with Real Valladolid, Blaugrana coach Ernesto Valverde feels that if there are any problems within the team they should be solved internally, and not in public. Marc-Andre ter Stegen had some harsh words for his Barcelona teammates following the narrow Champions League win over Slavia Prague,…

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