The New Barca coach believes that the Argentine star must be allowed to breathe within the weight of expectation from him.
Lionel Messi news says that last night the Argentine star helped his side to win against Valencia in the Copa Del Rey semi-Finals, where he made an assist to Luis Suarez.
In the 67th minute Lionel Messi’s shot struck the crossbar and Suarez guided that ball into Valencia’s net.
In the post match presentation, speaking about the Argentine superstar Valverde voiced:
"When Messi plays the ball, everybody expects many things from him.
"Sometimes it's too much because we have to let Messi breathe a bit.
"It's true he is an awesome player as we have said many, many times. It's a spectacle watching him every day."
About their victory over their counterpart Valverde stated: "I wouldn't say the score is not that bad because I think the score is good because we won the match.
"Winning a match is really difficult and we did. Valencia didn't score, so we have to think that 0-0 is good for us at Mestalla but we won't go there looking to draw the match. We will go for trying to win it."
Last night Barca’s record signing Coutinho played for the Catalans giants and about his performance the Barca coach stated: "It's true that Coutinho played on the centre because sometimes Messi likes playing on the right side,
"If that happens we have to readjust a bit. Our idea is Coutinho should play on the sides, when Messi plays in the centre, but he can play everywhere.
"It's true that for Liverpool used to play on the left but for Brazil he used to play on the right side. He can suit any place forward."