MD : Ernesto Valverde and his colleagues applaud Thomas Vermaelen’s confidence. They see that the Belgian is well enough to replace Samuel Umtiti for the two months he is out injured
Ernesto Valverde: André Gomes? “He’s a great player with great qualities and we want him to show confidence on the pitch, because he can do a lo
Sergi Roberto: “I have never played as a centre-back. If Sam is not there, we have others who will give one hundred percent to help the team.”
Klopp (coach Liverpool): “Coutinho’s future? I don’t think about it for one second. I’m not unsure, I’m not sure. Nobody knows what will happen in January.
Ernesto Valverde: “Everyone has their own opinion, and many agree that Messi is the best we have ever seen on the football pitch, and we’re lucky to enjoy him.
Lucas Digne: “Last season the numbers showed that we had a better attack and defense than Real Madrid.” [marca via goal]
Digne: “Real Madrid winning the title last season was due to small differences, a ball passed the line but was not given as a goal, or something.”
Digne: “This season has been almost perfect so far, we’re leading the league with the best statistics in both attack and defense, and we have already won the group of the Champions League before the last game even started!”
Digne: “We want to win every competition, it’s in the DNA of the club and the players.”
Barcelona has the best Defence in the world so far this season.
Mascherano will be back on 15th of December. 11 days left so he’s gonna miss Villarreal’s game but he will be ready for Deportivo.