For Home do not be afraid, for his dismissal at FC Barcelona, although the criticism, the 55-year-old coach this week, considerably increasing by a defeat at Levante (3-1) and a draw against Slavia Prague (0-0).
“I’m not worried about my future,” said Valverde on Friday at a press conference in the run-up to the competitieduel with Celta de Vigo on Saturday in Camp Nou.
“I’ve had a recent dinner with the president, Josep Bartomeu, ed.). he has always supported me. I can still feel the support and respect from the clubleiding.”
Barcelona is first in La Liga as well as in group F of the Champions League, but the reigning champion of Spain in the league, three defeats suffered in the last eleven games, and the game is sure to be the last couple of weeks and may not be as effective.
Last Saturday night saw the team of Frenkie de Jong is out by three goals from Levante beach, in a span of less than seven minutes, and when the light’s Champions League match with Slavia Prague, Tuesday, there was a sound to be heard in the Camp Nou.
“The criticism, understand it, doesn’t really matter. It is what it is,” said Valverde. “I do not have much to say to you. If we have a goal they had made at Slavia, it was a lot quieter in the club.”
Summary FC Barcelona-Slavia Prague (0-0)
“We must remain calm’
Home since mid-2017 at the service of Barcelona, and he led the club in each of his first two seasons at the national championship. Due to a lack of success in the Champions League, the former attacker will never be without controversy been in the past.
“About a week ago, we had seven wins in a row and accounted for, everything would be perfect”, it stays Home and quiet. “Right now we have two of these in a row, didn’t win and is upset. This is very good for our opponents, but we have to remain calm. We are still at the top of the league.”
Facing realize, however, that the team on Saturday and a win on the Celta, which has only the eighteenth in La Liga. “We need to get the winning feeling back. We know what it is like when you lose at this club.”
For FC Barcelona against Celta will begin Saturday at 21: 00. Number two, Real Madrid will play for a few hours before an away game against Eibar (kick-off 18: 30).
Ernesto Valverde is now in his third season at FC Barcelona. (Photo: Pro-Shots)
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