Gerard Piqué during the presentation of the Barça 2021-22 squad


Gerard Piqué explains the keys to Barça 'post-Messi'

Published:9/08/2021 - 08:55h

Updated:9/08/2021 - 11:46h

Gerard Pique spoke after Barca's victory against Juventus in the Joan Gamper Trophy and talked about what awaits the team after the departure of Messi

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Gerard Piqué has exerted of captain after the Trophy Joan Gamper 2021. The central Catalan has taken the word after the importantísima victory of the FC Barcelona in front of the Juventus, by 3-0, to explain what him avecina to the Barcelona group after having lost to Leo Messi. The central Catalan left clear some keys of the era 'post-Messi' and explained the change that has to live now the team to be more competitive.

"We know that without Leo lose a very important piece. It is the best player of the history. To level of talent will not be so talentosos but the team has to grow in other respects", said Pique, standing out the way to take after the exit of Messi of the group culé: "there are players that has to assume more chevrons and other roles. At the end we are forced to compete and try win", underlined.

The central, this yes, is conscious that the Barça is losing to a big player, that was synonymous of goals and assistances split after party. A point that the ones of Koeman have to assume: "when it goes you the best player of the history have to be realistic and know that it goes you a very important part especially in offensive phase, that generated a lot of goals and a lot of assistances", aseveró.

"We know that it does us bad and to him also. And futbolístico, is obvious. You are speaking of the best player of all time"

The exit of Messi supposes a big hit anímico for the blaugrana, but does not remain more 'remedy' that happen the page and focus in all the challenges and commitments that avecinan for the Barça in the weeks to come. "It is a hit anímico, especially for which have shared long with him. We know that it does us bad and to him also. And futbolístico, is obvious. You are speaking of the best player of all time", highlighted, adding that it thinks that the "team goes to adapt. There are players and talent and now what lacking is conjuntar to the people. The things will finish going out. We are the Barça and at the end will finish competing by the titles".

On the feelings right now, Gerard Pique has commented that "it is not one of the best days. You know that a day has to happen, but the team was touched. Especially those that carry more years sharing changing room with him. The people has win to see football in the stadiums. There are many win to do it well".

Whistles to Umtiti

The second captain of the FC Barcelona has referred to the whistles of the fans to Samuel Umtiti and condemned that the fans, free to express , 'loaded' against a player of the team: "it is a very complicated situation. The people has all the right to express , but also if we were in his situation there would be a lot of that would try to struggle what touches them and by what have signed in his moment. At the end they are hard-working of a club".

I hammered also it stood out that "it is a situation complicated. I understand that the people express , but I would say them that we row all together. That they help to the team. We are in a new was in which we need more than ever to the fans. The whistles do not help, by a lot of that there are people disappointed", sentenced.

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