?Barcelona boss Ernesto Valverde has insisted he will not rush big-money summer signing
“[Dembele’s] been doing a lot more with the group this week, but he hasn’t completed a full training session yet”, Valverde told his pre-match press conference on Saturday, as quoted by Spanish news outlet ?SPORT.
Barcelona have to give the world champions a guard of honour before El Clasico? I mean, they are “More Than A Club”, honour, integrity and all that stuff, so…
— Deji Faremi (@deejayfaremi) December 17, 2017
“Next week we will increase his work load, but the plan is same as before. January is when we hope he will come back.
“It would be premature, risky, even, to bring him back [early]. Our idea at the moment is to leave it until January.”
Barcelona, Bayern Munich and now Manchester City have the longest winning runs in their individual leagues. They all have one thing in common. Pep it!
— JJ. Omojuwa (@Omojuwa) December 16, 2017
With Real not featuring in this week’s round of La Liga fixtures due to their Club World Cup success on Saturday, Barcelona have the chance to stretch their advantage in the title race to 11 points over Zinedine Zidane’s side when they take on