Riqui Puig, during a party with the FC Barcelona this last season


Riqui Puig: "If they give me an opportunity in the Barça, welcome was"

Published:8/07/2019 - 23:33h

Updated:8/07/2019 - 23:33h

The youngster and talentoso midfield player of the FC Barcelona, Riqui Puig, has conceded some statements in which it has cleared that keeps on being player of the Barça B, although if they give him opportunities from the first team of Valverde, "welcome are"

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Riqui Puig, one of the big jewels that has taken out The Masia in the last years, has answered this Monday to the questions of the boys of the Campus Nike of Andorra. The young Catalan midfield player, that has not attended to the media, has showed the illusion that has of face to the next season although it knows that it will follow forming part of the staff of the Barça B.

"I belong to this staff and if they give me an opportunity in the first welcome team was always", ensures, leaving clear that does not see dressing another T-shirt that was not the one of the Barça. "To me it likes me a lot the Barça and expect that it remain me a lot of years here". This last season played some parties with the first team, and remembers his official debut with a smile. "I when it was small wanted to play in the first team and when I did it was an impressive joy. In the moment of the debut there was the reward to the effort and to the sacrifice".

Also it was a dream fulfilled the fact to play beside Leo Messi"it Is an inducement more play with him and show that you can do it". Asked after the referents that has like models to be followed, has it very clear: "Xavi Hernández, Iniesta and also Pirlo", and has clear also which is the style of game that more likes him see by television. "It likes me, to part of the Barça, how play the Manchester City, the Girona or the Ajax. If it likes me as it plays the Liverpool? To me no because I prefer another type of game since I am more than the touch and of the tiki-taka".

Riqui Puig is about to to fulfil the 20 years, and is two years old less than the flamante new signing of the FC Barcelona to reinforce the centre of the field, Frenkie of Jong. The aim is that, with the step of the time, both can play together in the medullary Barcelona. "Of Jong has a lot of talent, is style Barça and can give a lot of joys", signals the Catalan.

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Riqui Puig, in definite, will not go out yielded this summer as especuló when finishing the past campaign, and will continue alternating the Barça B with the first team in the announcements, although it expects that it participate in the majority of trainings under the control of Ernesto Valverde.

At present it has a lot of competition in the first team (Of Jong, Busquets, Arthur, Rakitic, Arturo Vidal, Carles Aleñá, Coutinho, Sergi Roberto), but there are a lot of hopes deposited in him so that, of face to the future, can turn into a basic pillar of the FC Barcelona and follow giving visibility to the style of game culé. If it continues working as up to now, sure that it will achieve it.

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