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Xavi Simons says he doesn't envy Gavi or Nico

Published:24/03/2022 - 18:18h

Updated:24/03/2022 - 18:18h

Xavi Simons has acknowledged that he is not envious of the moment that Gavi and Nico are experiencing, who have made an important leap at Barça. The Dutchman focuses on continuing to improve with PSG

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After going out of the FC Barcelona to add to the rows of Paris Saint-Germain, Xavi Simons has reviewed part of his experience in the French football. In addition to recognising that it keeps a big become friends with varied of the youngsters with those who coincided in The Masia, ensures that it does not keep a feeling of envy or jealousies to them and concentrates in his game.

Specifically it has referred to the cases of Pablo Páez Gavira 'Gavi' and Nico González, that live a big moment in the staff that directs Xavi Hernández. In fact, it affirms to keep a big become friends with the Andalusian: "If I see this with jealousies? Certainly no. I am not like this. Gavi Is my fellow. We grew together. Often I call it and I wish him the mejor. I am happy by him and by his family. Each one has his own career and his own way".

Likewise, it has recognised the role of his mates in the PSG. Between them, it has stood out the qualities of Marco Verratti in the field and sustains that it has learnt a lot of the Italian, that has turned into a species of mentor: "Verratti is a very good player. How it looks to his around, how controls the balloon... I speak a lot with him on this. It loans me a lot of attention".

Simons And a big become friends with Neymar

Also it has indicated to have learnt a lot of Neymar Jr., the one who has been very attentive to his situation and always had to loan him support. In fact, already they had coincided previously in the Barça: "I see It a bit like a father. It comes often and it asks me if I need something. Also it is a very good type out of the field, a very good person and this also is important".

Finally, it has explained that the friendship that is supported by the Brazilian is very near and even have made some together advertising announcements: "I Think that he sees me a bit like his small brother. It saw me grow when it was in the Barça. Also I did a commercial with him then and this creates a bond". The Dutch has seen some minutes with the team of Pochettino, but no with a lot of regularity.

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