Before receiving the Betis this Sunday at the Camp Nou (16.15, BEIN LaLiga), Ernesto Valverde has recovered Messi and Umiti, who were released this Saturday: "Both could be the headlines if they are on the list, is that they are ready to We'll see if Messi is 90 minutes, but I look very well and I've already lost the fear of going to the touch. " Compared to the technical decision of Ousmane Dembélé, Valverde wanted to throw away the strong: "We are a team and sometimes players enter the list and, again, other players, I think of the group and the game against Betis. discipline is a problem we have to deal with in. Here we have to help all players, including Dembélé, in the last game against Inter was the title. "
On the possibility of transferring Dembélé to the winter market, Valverde did not deny and limited himself to saying that he "has a great talent" and that they will try "to exploit him": "He has an incredible talent, that Spremere is showing him every day." 39. Basque coach also sent a message between the lines in French, explaining that he appreciates the players for their "performance" and their "commitment". On the other hand, Valverde praised Malcom: "He wants to learn and showed a good attitude, even if he was forced to join the team, there are still many games ahead of us and we will see if he has continuity".
As for the rival, Valverde anticipates a game that "can break at some point" because the two are betting on a game of possession in which both teams will want to have the ball. The Basque coach also talked about Lenglet's performance, now that Umtiti is back: "The performances we have shown so lucky are now, now we can better share the breaks, because the Gerard [Piqué] and Lenglet or have played everything so far. Lenglet, who comes from another club, did a great job to adapt because the central game of Barça is not easy. He is a great professional, he is always very focused and has a great technique ".