Barcelona players losing confidence in Valverde

Amid reports he is starting to lose the confidence of some of his players, Ernesto Valverde needs a response from Barcelona.

Rumour Has It: Barcelona players losing confidence in Valverde

Ernesto Valverde is facing a big week at Barcelona.

The Basque coach is under pressure early in the season after Barça slumped to a 2-0 loss at Granada to be left with just seven points from their opening five games of the LaLiga season.


Now, the week ahead is shaping as crucial for Valverde. Several Barcelona players have started to lose confidence in Valverde, according to ESPN. With seven points from five league games, Barcelona have made their worst start to a season since 1994-95.

Monday's cover of Sport says Valverde needs an urgent reaction, with his side hosting Villarreal on Tuesday and visiting Getafe four days later.