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Luis Enrique heads to the press room at the Ciutat Esportiva Joan Gamper on Friday 17 April 2015. / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

FC Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique knows there is little margin for error in La Liga and that the game this Saturday against Valencia will be no easy task: "Our rivals are on a very good run and it's important that Camp Nou is bursting with our supporters and that they get behind us on every play."

In Friday's press conference Luis Enrique emphasised that he wants to see the unconditional support of the fans: "It is a key game and we need to have 90,000 or 100,000 fans who can make Camp Nou rumble."

Here are some of the highlights of what he had to say:

Valencia's streak

"Their team dynamics are spectacular. They're very hard working and very hard to beat and, without a doubt, one of the best teams in the league."

"I am not surprised by their play from beginning of the season, especially with the players they have. They're in fourth place on merit."

"They only play one game a week, but every team would love to be playing three games a week. We have to recover as quickly as possible and face all our matches."

Positive vibes

"If there is a climate of euphoria among fans it's because they have seen what the team can do. If it's true, then come tomorrow at 4.00pm and make Camp Nou rock 'n roll."

"I still have positive vibes, the same as on the very first day. Now that we're closer to the end of the season, I still feel the same way."

"Mentally we're focused because of who our rivals are. But physically, it shows a little. Even I'm tired, and I haven't played a single minute. We need the support of the fans more than ever to play like a team."


Luis Enrique pleads for packed Camp Nou per fcbarcelona

Iniesta out

Luis Enrique talked about the physical fitness of Andrés Iniesta following Iniesta's injury on Tuesday: “Iniesta is much better, but he didn't train and, in the absence of a miracle, he won't be on the squad”.

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