Although the FC Barcelona It is one of the teams that has not been having a good time both locally and internationally, their coach, Xavi Hernandez, refused this Friday to give LaLiga Santander for loss. As we well know, the culé team is in eighth position in the table of the Spanish tournament, 18 points behind the leader. However, the strategist sees this situation as reversible, which is why he assured that his leaders will try to take flight in the next few days.
After admitting that “the main objective“In tournament regularity is”be in the top four”In order to classify the next Champions League In the coming year, the DT assured at a press conference that his club is not “to give away anything ” with half a season yet to be played.
In addition, Xavi assured that he is very satisfied “with attitude and work”Of his squad both in training and in games. “But it is costing us more than we think and with that we are still not enough to compete”, acknowledged.
Likewise, another of those who are called to enter the eleven this Saturday is the attacker of Barça B Ferran Jutglà, of whom the technician stressed that “He can play both as a center forward and as a winger, he goes well into space and is dangerous.”
On the other hand, the strategist responded to the comments of the president of LaLiga, Javier Tebas, who declared yesterday that Barça will not be able to square their figures to be able to sign Erling haaland. “Right now we have a difficult economic situation. You have to be realistic, it will not be easy to strengthen the team. This is our reality, but we’ll see what happens. About Haaland, I know absolutely nothing, we have talked absolutely nothing. As for Tebas, he is interested in Haaland coming to LaLiga ”.
Finally, questioned by the declining performance of important footballers such as Frenkie de Jong or Marc-André ter Stegen, Xavi defended the quality of both and recalled that “It’s a psychological question” because of the bad results. “We need victory and we will see things differently, with Marc and with Frenkie.”, He concluded.
Barcelona already has a rival in the Copa del Rey
Barcelona will face an adversary that comes from the Third Division of Spain. Thus, the Linares Deportivo It is the first obstacle that the cast led by Xavi Hernandez. “Barcelona will visit Linarejos for the first time. Our rival in the Copa del Rey round of 32 is nothing more and nothing less than the King of Cups “, reacted the rival of the culés.
The DT, after hearing this news, also spoke about his expectations about this duel. “We are seeing lesser rivals who are eliminating or taking First-class teams to extra time. It will cost us, and more to a single party ”, he warned.
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