Soccer-Gomes 'brave' for revealing struggles at Barca - Valverde
Contributed by NAMPA / Reuters.
By Richard Martin
BARCELONA, March 13 (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Ernesto Valverde has praised Andre Gomes for speaking out about his struggles at the Catalan club after the midfielder said he felt ashamed of his performances and was sometimes afraid to leave his house.
Gomes, who joined Barca from Valencia for a fee of up to 55 million euros ($68 million) in July 2016, has faced heavy criticism from media and supporters and told Spanish magazine Panenka that life at Barca had become a "bit of a ...