BARCELONA are involved concerning the state of the pitch at Wembley for tonight’s Champions League conflict, in keeping with experiences.
The Spaniards can pile the strain on Tottenham, who misplaced their opener to Inter Milan, with victory.
However AS insists Barca consider the record-breaking UK heatwave this summer time has burned the grass after coaching on it yesterday.
Mauricio Pochettino will come up towards Ernesto Valverde – the person who successfully ended his enjoying profession – within the reverse dug-out.
The Spurs chief was 34 when Valverde took over at Espanyol in the summertime of 2006.
And the tactician determined to axe his veteran defender as he felt he had an excessive amount of affect within the dressing room and undermined predecessor Miguel Angel Lotina, which Poch denies.
Pochettino broke down in tears in an emotional press convention after being axed however insists he feels no animosity in direction of his former boss.
He stated: “That day, it was obscure his place however I talked to him in pre-season, once we performed Barcelona in Los Angeles, and I utterly perceive.
“He arrived at Espanyol at not a superb time for me. I couldn’t see it on the time however I can now.
“In soccer, you’re all the time protected by this bubble after which, when anyone reveals you the truth, it will possibly shock you.
“This stuff present you that conditions in life and in soccer change in a short time and, when one door closes, many others open. I by no means needed to be the sufferer and I’m now going to face the coach who gave me the chance to develop into a coach.”