Xavi en una rueda de prensa del FC Barcelona


Xavi clarifies the situation of Vitor Roque and analyzes Lewandowski's 'awakening'

Published:2/03/2024 - 15:34h

Updated:2/03/2024 - 16:36h

Xavi Hernández took the opportunity to talk about the current situation of several Barça players, addressing topics such as the discharge of Ferran Torres, the reasons why Vitor Roque does not have much continuity in the first team and the return of Iñigo Martínez in San Mamés, among other topics

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Xavi Hernández, trainer of the FC Barcelona, appeared in front of the media in the previous press conference to the duel between the Athletic Club and the FC Barcelona in Saint Mamés, corresponding to the day 28 of LaLiga EA Sports. During the conference, in addition to speaking on the actuality of the Catalan club and his possible continuity like technical director, took advantage of to clear the situation of varied of his players, between them Vitor Roque, Ferran Torres and Marc Casadó.

The little continuity of Vitor Roque in the Barcelona club

The egarense began speaking about the actuality of Vitor Roque, 'Tigrinho' has attained to convert pair of targets in consecutive duels against Osasuna and Alavés. However, up to now it has not had the opportunity to go back begin a party like titling, but it has gone in like revulsivo. Xavi explained: "Vitor comes of a situation of an injury, to adapt , to take rhythm of competition and of game... Usually of nine plays Robert Lewandowski, by what hardly has been able to play in his position, or has not done it still. It is young and has adapted well to the position of the sides taking advantage of the space, has gone out of acting and has marked us the difference... It is question of time and can give us a lot of things. In fact already it is it to us giving".

The 'subidón' in the level of Robert Lewandowski

In this sense, speaking on the actuality of Robert Lewandowski, the one who crosses a remarkable moment of form when having converted five annotations in the last five commitments that contested, what cost him to do with the prize to the best player of the month of February in LaLiga, the egarense took advantage of for elogiar his exert. "All have taken a step forward. We have joined us after our decision to go us. It is playing better, is more intense and therefore it has been the best of the month of February", signalled.

The taken action of Ferran Torres

In relation with the conversation on the players in the offensive section, the one of Terrassa also tackled the subject of Ferran Torres, the one who finds in process of recovery of an injury in the biceps femoral of his right thigh. Although it expected that it could be available for this party, finally has not been summoned. Xavi cleared: "it Is almost and in principle the next week will be with the team. We have not wanted to run an unnecessary risk with him".

The return of Joãor Félix

To his time, Xavi Hernández had words for Joãor Félix, the one who recently returned of an injury and has gone integrating gradually to the Barcelona team, even annotating a goal against the Getafe Cf. The egarense commented: "it Has come of an injury and are managing well the loads. The other day it went back to be decisive. It is comfortable in this position of extreme that goes for inside".

The situation of Marc Casadó

The egarense did not reject to speak on the reason whereby Marc Casadó does not enjoy of so many opportunities of game, as perhaps yes do it other young players of the Barcelona cast. "Always you ask after me those that do not play. It is by the competition. In front it has to Romeu, to Christensen, that is feeling comfortable and surrendering... Marc is a very young footballer that has time to triumph in the Barça. It is difficult to have minutes in the Barça, there is a lot of competition", commented.

The return of Iñigo Martínez to Saint Mamés

To conclude, Xavi spoke on the return of Iñigo Martínez to Saint Mamés. It is necessary to remember that the one of Ondarroa arrived to the FC pertinent Barcelona of the Athletic Club after contesting a total of 177 parties with the 'Lions'. Xavi commented: "I see It calm, also went back to San Sebastián and did a big party. I do not think that it vary the mentality neither his performance. It is prepared is professional and knows that even it can him come well the extra of motivation of this party".

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