Valverde: Messi is the best player there is and there ever will be

Valverde: Messi is the best player there is and there ever will be

Lionel Messi is the “finest participant there’s and there ever can be”, in accordance with Barcelona head coach Ernesto Valverde.

5-time Ballon d’Or winner Messi scored a brace in Barcelona’s 5-Zero rout of Actual Betis in LaLiga motion on Sunday.

Messi took his tally to 19 league targets for the season, whereas Luis Suarez additionally netted twice after Ivan Rakitic’s opener.

“You need to take pleasure in him,” Valverde mentioned of Messi. “We now have been capable of reside his period.

“I’ve suffered due to him and I do know what that’s like. Now I can take pleasure in it.

“It’s an occasion to observe him daily. He’s the very best participant there’s and there ever can be.”

Valverde, @ivanrakitic , @aftgomes and Semedo give their post-match opinion on #BetisBarça pic.twitter.com/vPgeUkdIiO — FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 22, 2018

The demolition in Seville noticed Barca transfer 11 factors away from second-placed Atletico Madrid, who have been held to a 1-1 draw by Girona.

Defending champion Actual Madrid are 19 factors adrift in fourth place with a recreation in hand.

“For us it will not be a boring league,” Valverde advised reporters. “We are going to proceed attempting to win our matches, with out speculating concerning the future.

“There are 18 video games left and that may be a lot. However, each recreation we win can be a really large step.”