Xavi Hernández with a serious gesture

THE MISTER, ALWAYS DEMANDING

Xavi wants more: "This is the path, but you never have to slow down"

Published:8/08/2022 - 08:51h

Updated:8/08/2022 - 08:51h

Xavi Hernández was satisfied with the image that FC Barcelona gave in the Joan Gamper Trophy (6-0 against Pumas), but made it clear that they must not lower their intensity during the season. "You don't have to lower your guard in the 90 minutes," he assured

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The FC Barcelona culminated his pre-season with a goleada in the Trophy Joan Gamper (6-0 ant elos Cougars of Mexico). Pedri (Doublet), Lewandowski, Dembélé, Aubameyang and Of Jong converted the so many in a party that to the 20 minutes already was 4-0. In this regard, Xavi Hernández showed satisfied by the image showed by the team, but left clear that the players "do not have to go down the intensity in official parties".

In statements to Barça TV, the technician egarense explained that it expects a maximum requirement during the season and, therefore, can not allow go down the competitive rhythm. "We are in a good dynamics of game and of results, but it is necessary to follow working so that that this work. The feelings are good, yes, but does not be necessary to go down the rhythm neither the intensity during the 90 minutes", sustained Xavi.

In this sense, added: "it understands that us relajaramos a bit because we went 4-0 very soon and was a friendly, but in official competition can not go down the policeman. Have bent the positions thus and the competition does us better like group", detailed the míster of Terrassa. The Barça has added five reinforcements (will be six with the arrival of Marcos Alonso) and the expectations are maximum for a staff reinforced in all his lines.

In this regard, the trainer manifested his satisfaction by the party in front of Cougars and the work made during the summer. "All has gone round tonight, am very happy by the good party and by the fans, that has ilusionado. This is the way", puntualizó Xavi. Now, the team will work to tope during the week to arrive to plenary to the debut in LaLiga the Saturday in front of the Ray Vallecano. To the equal that sucedió in the Gamper, expects a home full party in the temple culé.

Xavi trusts to initiate the season with good foot

"We carry a good pre-season. It is true that it is the Gamper and is a friendly, but are happy. We will work a lot, we will leave us the skin so that this work and the feelings are good", sentenced the technician culé. The Barça will face a demanding beginning of season with visits to Anoeta in the day 2 and to Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán in the fourth date. In the half it will be necessary to receive to the Valladolid and, previously, to the Manchester City in a friendly charitable.

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