The coach appeared in press conference before the match against Getafe
FC Barcelona's coach, Luis Enrique Martínez, appeared in press conference before the match against Getafe. He talked about the incorporation of Vermaelen, about the difficulties of Getafe and also about the objectives of the team. Here you have his best statements:
"The incorporation of Thomas Vermaelen in the training was a really good piece of news."
"Vermaelen will help us, we don't know if he will do it from inside or outside of the field."
Match vs Getafe
"Real Madrid are very close, so we need to keep winning matches. Getafe will be a difficult opponent for sure."
"Getafe was a hard opponent for Barça last year. If we don't do things well, it can be difficult, so we'll take the match seriously."
The end of the season and the objectives
"The players know how difficult this final part of the season will be."
"In this club we don't have to go for the minimum, we have to reach the maximum. Titles will determine our performance."
"I won't do any marathon this summer, I will enjoy holidays with my family."
"Any injured player? There's a bit of luck... there's work... but I don't know the real reason."
"Bayern already Bundesliga champion? They did an amazing championship, like us... but we also have good competitors like Real Madrid here that make things difficult."
"Rafinha is doing a great season. I trust him 100%. He has a lot of competition in the midfield, but he is in the good evolving line."
"What's important is to respect each other. Referee job is very difficult, but they also have to understand that the players are under pressure."
"Bravo is a complete goalkeeper. He gives us a lot of confidence. He is not the only who came to replace Valdés; we also signed Ter Stegen."
"I loved Celta match vs Madrid. An intense game. Of course I would have preferred R. Madrid to lose."