Xavi at a Copa del Rey press conference


Xavi "passes" the "Negreira case" and marks the League and the Cup as objectives

Published:4/04/2023 - 14:38h

Updated:4/04/2023 - 16:50h

The Barça coach, Xavi Hernández, has offered some statements to the press in advance of the commitment against Real Madrid for the second leg of the 'semis' of the Copa del Rey 2022/23

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Xavi Hernández, trainer of the FC Barcelona, has appeared in front of the media in the previous press conference to the commitment copero in front of the Real Madrid. In her it spoke of the system of game in front of the drops and of the situations extradeportivas with the 'case Negreira' and the campaign against Gavi. Besides, also it spoke of the aims that has the team with regard to titles.

It gave start to the appearance mentioning if there will be a change of system after the drop of Frenkie of Jong in the medullary and of the favouritism of the Barça in the eliminatory. "The idea is the same, have the ball. We do not vary at all if we play with a half in the band. The tie classifies us for the final but will not change us at all. This of favourite or are not feelings. To two parties is very difficult to win to the Madrid. It does time that do not lose an eliminatory, therefore I said that they were favourite. The pressure is more his that ours ", affirmed.

Xavi focuses in the sportive

Asked after the situation of the club, preferred to do case omiso with regard to the payments to Negreira and a possible sanction of the UEFA. "Of it extradeportivo does not speak in the changing room. Only we speak as it plays the Madrid. Neither of the UEFA neither of Negreira neither of Thebes. There is a Classical and this is quite important. We are to play. It interests me little what speak was", ensured Xavi.

Near to finalise, did emphasis in the campaign against Gavi by some sectors of the madridismo and also of the designation of Real Madrid TV by the election of the referee's body for the Classical. "Gavi Is calm, is quite mature for his age. It competes with some experience being so young. That it do not lose this naturalidad, ask it to him always. I do not read at all. I listen very little. What more gives what say the other. Of referees only say that I create in his honesty. It would not like me win doing cheats. If no, I go me home. I want to win of lawful way. It does not like me if they help us in some party", sentenced the egarense.

The growth of the staff

Finally, it spoke of the aims of the team and the big evolution during the campaign. "It was convinced from the beginning. Like this I said it in the Gamper, that the aim was to win titles. I know that I put me pressure on, but this is the Barça. Have one for the moment and now want the League and the Glass. It is necessary to remember where were the past year and as we are now. It sees it any one except want us badly", concluded.

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