Roura: “Tito’s return is a very important boost for the squad"

The Barça coach said that the return of Tito Vilanova “is an injection of joy and vitality”

About the game against Celta, Roura said, “They are playing for their survival and for them it is a matter of life or death, which makes it difficult”

PSG with Ibra

Next up after the Celta game is the Champions League match against PSG. Ibrahimovic will be able to play a match because the Appeals Committee has lifted his suspension. Roura explained, “We’ll go into the game well aware of his quality but we won’t change the way we play”.

Jordi Roura confirmed at Friday’s press conference that Tito Vilanova’s return will be “progressive.” In line with this, Vilanova directed today’s training session but will not travel to Vigo. “He and the doctors agreed that it would be good to do this. He’s just finished the treatment and the 7 or 10 days after completing the treatment are very hard. We preferred to wait, although he’s come to training. Depending on his progress there’s a good chance he’ll travel to Paris”.

Jordi Roura is convinced that having Tito back will be a morale boost for the team. “Tito’s return means a lot. The boss is back and that’s always important. It’s an injection of joy and vitality “. He added, “It’s a very important boost for the squad.”

First, Celta

Following the international break, Barça is back in action with a league match on Saturday away to Celta. Roura warned that it will not be an easy game. “Celta are playing for their (First Division) survival and for them it is a matter of life or death, which makes it difficult”. In any case, the coach said that Barça would go into the match “with the maximum intensity and seriousness. It is another step forward in achieving the final objective. “

Roura played down the importance of the fact that the squad has a number of first team regulars missing and insisted, “These are circumstances that occur throughout the year. As we’ve done on other occasions, other players will come in because they are good enough. Whoever is in the team can be fully relied on and will give 100%”.