Andrés Iniesta in a pre-season match of Barça


Iniesta, about Xavi: "We talk often. For him, it was hard to say yes, but also no"

Published:21/01/2020 - 10:16h

Updated:21/01/2020 - 10:16h

Andrés Iniesta is, today, a player of the Vissel Kobe, of the Japanese championship. Despite this, he does not neglect the news of FC Barcelona, ​​about which he spoke in an interview

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In 2018, Andrés Iniesta decided to put an end to his career in the FC Barcelona. The legendary midfield player manchego left of the Camp Nou after a lot of years triumphing and having won all the possible titles to test a new adventure in the Japanese football and, in concrete, in the rows of the Vissel Kobe. Nevertheless, it follows very attentive to the actuality culé.

This Monday, went through the microphones of The Crossbar of the Chain BE and gave a review in Barcelona key, beginning by the refusal of Xavi Hernández to the ofrecimiento of the Barça to train to the first team. "We speak often and in the last days also have done it", said, adding that "it was not easy for him say that no neither that yes… Each one knows in the situation in which it is, but Xavi will finish in the Barça, because these people that is qualified has to go back".

Also it regretted the cessation of Ernesto Valverde, although recognising that "all the trainers are exposed to these situations, decided like this and expect that it was the best for the Barça". Curiously, the crack of Fuentealbilla was present in the last train of the Txingurri like invited, admitting that "it was not the best day" and that "was not a comfortable day for anybody".

"It would like me go back to the Barça in a future"

On the other hand, it trusts Quique Setién to relieve to the extremeño and considers it very apt to assume the controls of the team. "It seems me a ready trainer and qualified. By what have seen and know, and seeing to his teams, think that is a trainer that can do the things very well", commented.

Iniesta also incidió in the need to keep the essence Barça in the team. "Although to me it does not like me speak of the style, because I am not objective when I speak of the Barça. I follow it seeing a distinct team of the rest, there will be better or worse moments, but the Barça follows identifying by a form to do the things. This is fundamental, that do not lose this, knowing that there are a lot of things to improve and keep growing", manifested.

Besides, it recognised that it would like him go back to the Barça some day. "It would like me go back to the Barça in a future, but because I am qualified for this, no by what went in the past. But I seat that this is my house and has given me so much that ojalá some day can be here to contribute something", said, adding, on if it could be technical, that "all the trainers want that his team identify with his form to be or think, I also would do it like this".

Possible turn of Neymar

Andrés Iniesta also spoke about Neymar, that does time that sounds for his possible turn to the FC Barcelona​. "It is one of the best of the world and would be an important piece, but it is necessary to see if necessary or no, if it fits, this has to decide it the club", said, adding that "I speak sometimes with him, the last because my son wanted the T-shirt of the PSG… have done it in other occasions, when it has lesionado, for example".

Also it thought on Antoine Griezmann, considering that it will finish triumphing in the FC Barcelona. "It fits perfectly, his stage in the Barça will be very good. They are players that fit in any system", sentenced.

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