Mateu Alemany and Jordi Cruyff

THE PRIORITY WERE THE SIGNINGS

Jordi Cruyff takes second place and makes it clear what was the most important thing of the summer

Published:18/09/2022 - 10:12h

Updated:18/09/2022 - 10:12h

Jordi Cruyff renewed as sporting director of FC Barcelona this week, a couple of months later than planned. However, the manager downplayed his appointment, since the priority was to strengthen the squad

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The FC Barcelona has begun the season 2022-23 with very good numbers in LaLiga. The group directed by Xavi Hernández is leader of the tournament with 16 points (5 triumphs and 1 tie) with a party more than the Real Madrid and a goal average of more 17 (only a so much against), statistics that denote the positive impact of the reinforcements hired in summer in the staff blaugrana.

In this sense, Jordi Cruyff, sportive director of the club, recognised in an interview with Barça TV that the priority during the summer aimed always to reinforce the team and give him to the technician egarense the tools that asked so that the team gave the jump of quality that needed. "It was more important to finish to do the work in summer that announce my charge. I am very happy with the group of work that have done with Mateu Alemany and the directive", said the director.

Besides, it valued the work of the current technical body. "In the football it is necessary to be ambitious and although the things go well, always is necessary to look for improve more. The dialogue with Xavi is fluent, is easy to understand with him", expressed Cruyff, the one who also took advantage of to surrender to Robert Lewandowski, signing crashes of the summer. "The instinct of Lewandowski does not lose with the age and am very happy with the goal of Memphis, that was not playing a lot and will win in confidence", sustained.

Regarding the party, Jordi recognised that the early expulsion of Gonzalo Verdú conditioned to the Elche in the Spotify Camp Nou. "The red card has trastocado to the rival and has facilitated us the work, but the victory was very important, as also see the almost full stadium, something that indicates the communion that there is with the fans", stood out Cruyff, the one who recently this week renewed his agreement like sportive director of the Barça, since his agreement had won the past 1 July.

The directive applauds the work of Xavi

Another that took advantage of the party in front of the Elche to value the work of the míster of Terrassa was Mateu Alemany. The director of football said in the previous of the crash that "the rotations show that the staff is balanced". To his time, Alemany thought that, the one of the Tuesday in front of the Bayern Munich, "went an odd party, throw more to door, arrive more to the rival area, had more possession... We did it everything to win, but did not go in the balloon", expressed.

By his part, Jordi Cruyff did not doubt in 'wet' on the no participation of Álex Hill in the party of the Saturday. "Álex is in the process to grow, follow him and speak with him", cleared. The mediocentro, yielded until final of season in the Elche, sum 1 goal in four parties (251 minutes) in what it goes of League and opted for leaving to the group of Francisco Rodríguez in front of the 'overbooking' of the Barça in the medullary for this season.

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