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Xavi gets 'wet' about the renewal of Araújo and the continuity of Dani Alves

Published:19/01/2022 - 14:46h

Updated:19/01/2022 - 14:46h

Xavi Hernández spoke directly at a press conference about the problems that are happening to renew Ronald Araújo. In addition, the coach left the door open for Dani Alves to continue next season

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In addition to on Ousmane Dembélé and his renewal, Xavi Hernández treated other important subjects in press conference. The technician also pronounced on the enlargement of Ronald Araújo, that finish agreement in 2023 and wants an increase of important wage to follow. The one of Terrassa left clear that the central Uruguayan is key for the team and urged to the club to arrive to an agreement with him what before.

"His continuity is prioritaria. Has a winning and positive character. It is important that arrive to an agreement. I am very happy with the performance of Ronald. It appreciates his commitment and attitude", affirmed. In relation to the future of some members of the staff, also 'wetted' with what could happen with Dani Alves of face to the next campaign, since the Brazilian does not have ensured his continuity.

"It will be a subject of performance. Dani Is surrendering very well. After losing against the Madrid sees all black, but Dani is a player importantísimo. It will be it until final of season and afterwards will decide", commented, without descartar the possibility that the side follow a year more. Right now, the '8' has signed until final of course, but if the míster finish happy with him can that it sign him an additional year.

The egaresen spoke also of the possible comeback of Martin Braithwaite in front of the Athletic this Thursday and of the 'annoyances' of Memphis Depay, that is doubt for the crash. "Martin is very well. We will see if it goes in in the list for morning. It has recortado terms of recovery. It is a player that can have minutes and can help us a lot. Afterwards, Memphis has some small annoyances and tomorrow will decide. It can play Ansu, Jutglà or Ferran Torres", informed.

Rotations in the midfield

On the other hand, it announced rotations for the centre of the field, hinting that Pedri or Nico González, acting in the Classical, could go out of start. "Each party is different and it will be necessary to do rotations. Have a lot of mediocampistas of level and is a luxury for me. Can decide. To choose the eleven initial is not only the performance of the last party. It is very positive to have so many options", commented.

In spite of the words on the changes that could have in the centre of the field, expects that Sergio Busquets keep on being intocable in the eleven. Xavi went out in defence of the captain after the criticisms that there has been to him by his paper in the Supercopa and left clear that it is indisputable. "For me Sergio is indispensable. It is evident that committed an error and he knows it. It is an unquestionable player. It is a piece importantísima in the gear of the game. We have to avoid the contras and transitions. If the team is together, Busquets is the best of the world in his position", stood out.

Also it referred to Ansu Fati, author of the goal against the Real Madrid does some days. The Barcelona trainer elogió his polivalencia and admitted that it will follow dosificándole to find his best version after the months of drop. "Ansu Has done practically all his career as '9', but adapts very well also of extreme. It is necessary dosificarle not to lose him again. It was very well in the Supercopa. Has star. It is a spectacular footballer and for me is a luxury have he", recognised.

Rival complicated

Finally, it analysed to the Athletic, rival in these eighth of Glass, and cleared that it will be a very complicated party. "Analysing to the Athletic, is a very intense rival. Has one of the best Spanish trainers. It demands you a lot in the exit of balloon and in the second balloons. They go out fast to the against. It is one of the best generations of the Athletic in the last years. It goes to cost, but will be very attractive. The draw was not favourable, but want to arrive far in this competition", finalised.

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