Angulo: We want attacking Valencia

Valencia assistant coach Miguel Angel Angulo says that he wants all the players to be aggressive in their Copa del Rey clash with Barakaldo.

Los Che take on the Segunda Division B team at Mestalla on Wednesday, and are looking to build on their 3-1 aggregate advantage to reach the round of 16.

"We want an attacking game from the outset, with each player well aware of their role on the pitch," he said. "At Mestalla we want each player very aggressive in attack.

"The team are adapting to the new situation and we hope that with the accumulation of training sessions and games we begin to get better results.

"Against Eibar (a 1-1 draw) the second half saw a change of attitude, and that is what we take away from the game, although for VCF each game requires you to go out and win.

"We want to win tomorrow, and not just in any old way. We want to see the things we're working on in action. More than the fixture itself, we want the team to win and to do so with the idea that we have in mind.

"[New manager] Gary Neville is excited and integrated with the squad, and his Spanish is coming along well. The message gets across and the dressing room is much more focused and united all the time. We will try to go as far as possible in the Cup.

"Working with Neville is going very well. Many of the players speak English and he is starting to speak Spanish.

"There is a lot of understanding. Players ask about the playing philosophy, there is a good connection with them, and hopefully soon we will see that connection on the pitch."

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