Xavi Hernández en la rueda de prensa previa al duelo entre el PSG y el FC Barcelona en la UEFA Champions League


Xavi 'passes' from Luis Enrique's 'suit' and boasts of his Barça DNA

Published:9/04/2024 - 19:15h

Updated:10/04/2024 - 01:27h

Xavi Hernández had the opportunity, prior to the momentous duel between Paris Saint-Germain and FC Barcelona, ​​to settle any type of controversy surrounding a possible bad relationship with his counterpart at PSG, Luis Enrique. In this way, he dispelled any rumors about it

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Xavi Hernández appeared in the previous press conference to the commitment between Paris Saint-Germain and the FC Barcelona. This clash corresponds to the duel of gone in the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League and will carry out the Wednesday 10 April in the Park of the Princes (France) to the 21:00 hours. To the equal that Jules Koundé, andl egarense had the opportunity to tackle several subjects related with the Barcelona cast.

Xavi descartó any conflict with Luis Enrique

As it was to expect , the first subject that has gone out to relucir in this address of the egarense in front of the media, was related with the statements that issued Luis Enrique recently, in which it appointed to him same like a better representative of the style Barça that Xavi. In front of this, the one of Terrassa showed little reactive. "I have seen it, well it is Luis Enrique. I know it very well, have a big relation with him. Has a team done to win the Champions, are in front of a very difficult rival and the two look for an alike style. We can boast of the DNA Barça, Luis Enrique, Pep or Arteta. Tomorrow we will look for the same, from here is work of the footballers, find the DNA that so much identifies us", emphasized.

In this sense, the current trainer of the club culé did not waste the opportunity to position again like one of the big defenders of the DNA Barça. "So much Arteta, as Pep like me have created us with this DNA. We are speaking of a new batch of trainers that are midfield players and think that the philosophy Barça is key. I think that it is an advantage", signalled.

Later, in front of the reiterated questions on if it exists a conflict with the Asturian, in spite of having left clear in several opportunities that does not exist such dispute between both, the one of Terrassa decided to tackle the subject once again, putting him end of definite way."Yes clear. Already I have said that the two look for the same, that the same surpass it I in something, but the two look for exactly the same. There is not more controversial", concluded.

Xavi remembered the period in which it was directed by the Asturian in the Barça

Aunado To this, Xavi, when mentioning the subject of Luis Enrique, allowed remember the period in which it was under his tutela like player. It expressed always good feelings and esquivó any controversy. "Difficult year at the beginning and afterwards enderezó everything of an incredible way. Besides, knowing that it was my last year had the hope that it finish well and finish of film, triplete and raising the Champions like captain. With Luis an incredible relation, think that helped him a lot of like captain in stages complicated. I remember it proudly", it sentenced.

The expectations of Xavi for the commitment in front of the PSG

Going in in matter of the party, the Catalan allowed express his expectations regarding the tactics that expects to see developed in this commitment. "We visualise a lot of individual duels. Perhaps in this party value more as they are physically the footballers and tomorrow is a party to be to 100%. We will not be able to you grieve to think, they will tighten us the 90 minutes", commented.

Besides, Hernández was emphatic in the fact of 'subtract him' favouritism to the Barcelona cast in front of the PSG, doing upsetting in all the attributes that could carry to think that the Parisians arrive with some 'weight' to the eliminatory. "I think that they are favourite, have removed us to Dembélé, have spent much more that we. It is a team done to win the Champions, know them well are of Qatar and is his main aim. It is not strategy, if this frees to the footballers well, but think it", aimed.

The motivation to face again some chambers of Champions

Equally, the one of Terrassa did not doubt in expressing the importance of this party for the FC Barcelona, and how perceives the environment so much in the club as between the fans. "I think that it is a challenge, is a responsibility and have seen to the barcelonismo with a lot of illusion. Perhaps we arrive in the best moment of the season and the footballers are supermotivados. In front we have a big team, is a challenge, for me like trainer and for the footballers, that are those that have to carry it out", esbozó.

To close, to individual level, Xavi also wanted to leave in clear the important that will be for him like trainer face for the first time a party of this magnitude in Europe from the bench. "I face it with motivation and like a big challenge, but no like something personal. I look for the club, for the footballers. Wish that the Barça was in the semifinal no that Xavi was. This goes to think in the community, does not go of a subject of ego", concluded.

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