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XAVI CONFESSES

"Iniesta, Busquets and I suffered with the correcalles"

Published:19/07/2017 - 16:54h

Updated:19/07/2017 - 17:03h

Xavi Hernández has conceded a new interview to the half digital "The Tactical Room" where has showed critic to the hour to speak of the style of game of the Barça of the last seasons. The ex Barcelona captain misses "the football of the era 2008-2012"

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Xavi is an intelligent person. Like footballer, almost inigualable. Had a command of the balloon excelso. It controlled all the positions in the field, knowing where were each one of his mates in each moment. A privileged player with a sublime mind. Therefore it is a voice authorised to think.

And the ex Barcelona player has been sharing confidences in "The Tactical Room", analysing the new style that implanted Luis Enrique in the Barcelona club: "I am very fanatical to play of an Orthodox way, as we played in the period 2008-2012, but recognise that the Barça has players so good that, if they play of another way, also will win titles, as in fact they have won . Players like Iniesta, Busquets or I same, sometimes, found us lost in this game of gone and turn [correcalles]".

Xavi has remembered also the last party of the period of the Tata: "That last party of League, in the Camp Nou against the Athletic, playing us the title, went one of the biggest hits of my career, when the Tata Martino left me in the bench... It cost to assimilate it". 

Finally, it has elogiado the signings of the Madrid: "they Have fichado very well. Nowadays they dominate all the facets: the counterattack, the positional attack, the unemployed balloon, the repliegue, are strong, fast, are a mix very good. And Zidane. The player believes to Zidane".

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Besides, Xavi has ensured also that the Barça needs to go back to trust the youngsters of the quarry: "In general, the Barça has slept . It thought that the ship went only. It is necessary to improve the quarry and his model of game. The young footballer has to suck this form to play so that when it arrive to the first team have all the very learnt concepts".

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