Ter Stegen en un calentamiento del FC Barcelona


Ter Stegen is honest about the Champions League and the maturity of the Barça squad

Published:5/09/2023 - 12:47h

Updated:5/09/2023 - 12:47h

The Barça goalkeeper, Marc-André ter Stegen, has offered some statements in which he spoke about the club's experiences in the Champions League and the team's preparation

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Marc-André ter Stegen, goalkeeper and captain of the first masculine team of the FC Barcelona, has appeared in front of the media in an interview in which it spoke, between a lot of things, of the preparation that has had the club in the last years. Added to this, also stood out the Champions League and the possibility to be between the best players in his position.

It began his intervention remembering the defensive solidity that had the last campaign. "The past season compete very well. To the rivals resulted them very difficult mark goals and is important to keep the goal to zero. If you play in the Barcelona and know that they can not you mark a goal, are calm. Because we always will finish marking", aimed.

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On the other hand, it remembered the victory in the final of the Supercopa of Spain and how has affected to a part of the plantel. "The Supercopa that win against the Madrid in January was very important for us. Especially, for the youngsters. They lived for the first time what is to win a final with a lot of pressure. They are more prepared for similar situations now", affirmed the German.

On the same line, also it mentioned the very hard fall 2-8 in front of the Bayern Munich in August of 2020. "It was very painful and important for my growth like person. The moment is so difficult that are forced to step forward. If you do not do it, you are not classified to play in the Barcelona. Had players that did this, matured after this party. You can not expect that Gavi or Pedri, that are very good footballers but that carry time little in the team, lead in a moment difficult. In five years, will be another thing. We will speak of footballers of another paste. It looks the case of Frenkie of Jong. Already it has gone through difficult moments and are these moments those that need to take a step forward", sentenced Ter Stegen.

Ter Stegen... The best in his position?

Finally, it spoke of what needs nowadays to be considered the best in a position. "The people values to the players basing in the results of the League of Champions. That is the new reality. If your team arrives far, are considered one of the 3 or 5 better players of your position. If you only arrive to eighth of final, will not be in the 'Top 3'", concluded.

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