My tribe

Barcelona coach Valverde: I don't understand Gomes exit talk

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde insists he's counting on Andre Gomes this season.

The Portugal midfielder has been linked with Tottenham and Liverpool in recent days as he struggles to break into Valverde's starting XI.

However, the coach is adamant Gomes is a required player.

He explained: "He plays in different positions. He can help us in strategy, we want him to express his qualities. He can help us a lot.

"Here, many players are questioned and I do not understand it..."

Carlos Volcano
About the author

Carlos Volcano

Have your say
  • Add your favourite leagues and clubs
  • Build your own personal news stream
  • Easily share your favourite stories
  • Connect with what your friends are saying

Select your favourite
leagues and clubs
to get started.

Already part of MyTribe?