Valverde uncertain about Rafinha's future
- Ernesto Valverde gave the press-conference ahead of the ICC match against Milan
- Barca boss is impressed by Rafinha's preseason form but states that both the club and the player need to remain patient
Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde reflects his delightfulness about Rafinha's recent form, but claims there's still time to go in order to decide something about the Brazilian's future.
"Rafinha is having a good preseason and we'll see what happens in the end. Right now he is on our team and last year he wasn't able to participate much and I didn't see him until January."
He also noted that he's not the person deciding who should stay and who should leave the club.
"I'm the coach, I do not have the key to close and open doors. We have to be prepared for everything and I do not know what is going to happen."
Rafinha came back from his vacation in style. Right in his first pre-season tests against strong European sides, he provides his partners with assists and scores goals.
The Brazilian seems to be ready to leave a fine impression from himself this season. But the question is still the same - shall he stay put and wait for his first-team chance or he'd better try himself somewhere else?
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