Champions League Group Pool Make Barca Entrenador Have a Reunion Opportunity
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde was pleased with the Champions League group draw made yesterday (25/8). Because the Spanish entrenador so be able to meet again with Olympiakos, a team who had diasuhnya in the past.
Despite spending most of his managerial career in Spain with traditional clubs such as Athletic Bilbao, Espanyol, Villarreal, and Valencia, Valverde has apparently also drawn fate in Greece. In the land of the gods Valverde was once assigned to menukangi one of the giants there, Olympiakos. In two periods, 2008-2009 and 2010-2012, a lot of sweet things he ever torehkan there.
Together with teams nicknamed Thrylos meaning the legend, Valverde has a number of trophies. Among them are three Greek Super League and two Greek League Cups. No wonder if the public Olympiakos loves coaches who had been playing ever costumed Barca it.
After separating five years ago, Valverde finally had a chance to return to greet his old team. This time as opposed to Barca who trained into the same group in the Champions League with Olympiakos. Together with Juventus and Sporting Lisbon, both are joined in Group D.
“The Champions League is coming soon and the group will be tough because there are Juventus who came as finalists from Cardiff last year,” said Valverde.
“For Olympiakos, this will be a special challenge for me,”
Scheduled Barca will be first visited by Olympiakos in October and back lawata will be made on the first day of November.
In addition to UCL, Valverde also did not forget to voice about his latest club’s sensational recruit, Ousmane Dembele. He mentioned if Dembele is a special player who can strengthen his team.
“Dembele? He’s a speedy and eloquent player with two legs, “added the entrenador.
Dembele came to Camp Nou as a Barca effort in search of a replacement for Neymar Jr who moved to Paris Saint-Germain some time ago. Funds used as a ransom on the side of Dortmund is fantastic because it reaches 105 million Euros. Practically now the winger 20 years became the second most expensive player in the world under Neymar.
Later if pass medical tests, players who ever graze on Ligue 1 with Nantes will be handed back number 11 which is a relic Neymar. Dembele gait ditunggi in La Liga after just grazing a year in the Bundesliga. (Source: Calciomercato)