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Barcelona coach Valverde: Neymar exit was difficult

Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has again spoken of having to adjust to Neymar's departure.

Many were predicting crisis for Barca when Neymar was ferried away from PSG.

"Neymar's departure was a difficult moment for the club," Valverde explained in an interview with Barcelona's official website.

"We can't deny that."

Moussa Dembele is now set to return from injury and the debate is how he will fit into the side and whether they need to change strategy.

"We will assess things," he stated.

"We must take into account the positions occupied by both Leo (Messi) and Luis (Suarez).

"We have to adapt, but we know that Messi can play anywhere, we want to position him in a way where he spears our attacks.

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