Valverde on Dembele and Griezmann

first_imgErnesto Valverde has hinted on the support given to France international Ousmane Dembele and spoke about his compatriot Antoine Griezmann ahead of the Atletico Madrid clash.Dembele, 21, has had his professionalism called into question this season with disciplinary issues linked to Video game addiction.Dembele is yet to begin a LaLiga game since the 1-1 draw with Athletic Bilbao on September 29 and is likely to be among the substitutes once again when Barca play Atletico Madrid on Saturday.“He’s a member of my squad and we’re all trying to help get the best out of him,” said Valverde as reported by FourFourTwo.“We want him to put his talent on the pitch. Last season he missed a lot of games through injury, but these type of players, with his talent, are hard to find.“There’s pressure on every player to play and he finds it hard to get a place in the team.”David Villa, SpainQuiz: How much do you know about David Villa? Boro Tanchev – September 14, 2019 Time to test your knowledge about Spanish legendary forward David Villa.Antoine Griezmann could have been lining up for Barca if he had completed a switch from Atletico, has been pinpointed as a threat for the Catalan giants.“Antoine is a great player and in big games he tends to appear,” added Valverde.“He’s a player we need to consider [on Saturday]. I imagine we’ll see the best of him, although we hope not.“Atleti are getting the best out of him and we will need to stop him.”last_img

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