Riqui Puig trains with the first team ahead of the Catalan derby




Riqui Puig was one of the heroes in the instructional course Barca hung on Friday in front of Saturday’s conflict with Espanyol. The Barca B player, who performed well against Cultural Leonesa in the Copa del Rey, worked under Ernesto Valverde in the afternoon.


Riqui Puig


Luis Suarez and Arthur were additionally present and right subsequent to coming back from damage. Miranda and Inaki Pena, from the Barca B team also joined the session.

« I’m incapable of guessing the future waiting for him in the first team, » Valverde said of Puig. « We have to wait to the end of the season to know that.

It’s good news that he came to play with the main group and that individuals are energized. Presently he needs to concentrate on Barca B and on having great recreations. »


In his question and answer session, Valverde likewise said that Riqui can take Carles Alena for instance.

« This kid was between the two teams and I’m sure he will have more chances in the same way that Alena is now in the first team, » included Valverde.


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