Xavi Hernandez, coach of FC Barcelona


Xavi put Dembélé up to Neymar and surrendered to Lewandowski

Published:8/09/2022 - 02:44h

Updated:8/09/2022 - 02:44h

Xavi Hernández is happy with the level exhibited by the FC Barcelona forward at the start of the season. Robert Lewandowski and Ousmane Dembélé are being the best of the team so far, and the coach spared no praise for both

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The FC Barcelona began with good foot his walk in the UEFA Champions League 2022-23. The ones of Xavi Hernández golearon to Viktoria Plzen (5-1) in another big night of Robert Lewandowski and Ousmane Dembélé. The Pole converted his first 'hat trick' as blaugrana and the Frenchman added a new doublet of assistances for rubricar an exhibition to which also added Franck Kessié and Ferran Torres.

For the míster of Terrassa, the praises are the best form to recognise the big moment of his forwards. 'Lewi' Arrived to 8 so many in hardly five parties in the season, whereas the '7' sum already a so much and 4 assistances in what it goes of season. In this regard, the trainer of the Barça ensured that the one of Vernon "is happy, gives assistances, marks differences, is a puñal by the band and is being determinant".

In this sense, Xavi has been determinant in the transformation of the player of 25 years, the one who had a foot out of the club in January and was reincorporado to the staff by his order. Since, 'Dembouz' has been factor determinant in the recovery culé, showing commitment and dedication that were keys so that the club opted for renewing him. "I have seen few players with this capacity in the one against one. It is to the level of the best Neymar. It had suffered a lot in the last years and deserves the of now. There is not a pure extreme that can go out by the two sides as it does he", added the egarense.

Besides, the technical director took advantage of to recognise, once again, the talent, quality and hierarchy of the '9', the big letter of the Barça for this season. "Robert is insaciable. It is fantastic to have him in the team, finish me the praises. But it is not only the 'hat-trick', is all what does and what contributes", manifested Xavi in the press conference post party in front of the Plzen. The next week, 'Lewi' will return to Munich with the T-shirt culé in front of a Bayern that keeps on being fearsome.

Xavi is convinced of the quality of the '9'

Consulted by who considers is at present the best '9' of the world, the míster of Terrassa did not doubt in 'wet' in favour of Lewandowski. "For us yes it is the best. In addition to the goals does to play to the team, understands when it is necessary presionar, gives us a lot of solutions in attack, as it communicates , comprises the game... It is to a level that is a show. The best? It is he, Benzema and also Haaland", commented Xavi.

On the other hand, the Catalan trainer valued the contribution of all the staff in the beginning of the season. "It is difficult to remain with an alone thing, but if it had to say one, would be the intensity, so much in attack as in defence. I remain me with the intensity and also with the understanding of the game", puntualizó the technician egarense. Next Saturday, the culés will visit to the Cádiz before travelling to Bavaria to confront to the Bayern the Tuesday entrante.

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