FROM BARCELONA TO PARIS
Xavi Simons: The youngster midfielder that abandoned to the Barça with course to the PSG
Published:11/02/2021 - 16:08h
Updated:11/02/2021 - 16:45h
Xavi Simons made his official debut with the PSG team at just 17 years old, he entered the field in the last minutes of the match against Stade Malherbe Caen
This Wednesday 10 February remained recorded in the memory of Xavi Simons. The Dutch youngster debuted in his first official party with Paris Saint-Germain in the meeting in front of the Stade Malherbe Fall of the Glass France. It was in the minute 78 of the commitment when the technician of the team, Mauritius Pochettino, decided to replace to Draxler by Simons, awarding him the opportunity to contest the last minutes of an official commitment with so alone 17 years.
The mediocampista deserted the rows of the FC Barcelona in 2019 with the end to look for his projection like footballer, in a club that offered him an opportunity of growth and where had a chance clearer to integrate to the first staff, as sucedió. It was then when it signed the important agreement with the PSG until June of 2022.
The young jewel of the PSG premièred in a friendly party in front of the Sochaux in August of 2020, but was not but until this Wednesday that had the opportunity to play, already in the straight final of the commitment, with the first team. When Pochettino assumed the reins of the Parisian bench, immediately decided to include to Xavi Simons in the first announcements of his first parties after Tuchel never conceded him minutes with the first team.
The young jewels of the Barça
Especially in this campaign, the excelso talent created in the breast of the institution culé has highlighted of big way, to the point that these youngsters have given the face by a team struck and that goes, of to little, resisting the embates that suddenly arouse on the way – as it was the case of this Wednesday in the gone of the semifinals of the Glass of the King in front of the Seville -.
Simons Has been one of them. Now it shows like a diamond in the rough, that needs to be worked and transformed until it emerge truly his talent to the point that shine equal or above the stars that today conform the Parisian club. Only it has 17 years, and still even comes under scrutiny of the Barça, although his possible return can seem far, especially by the zeal of the Argentinian technician that definitely will form it to unchain his talent so that it serve in pro of the growth of his group.
They are many the young talents formed by the Barcelona, and that have not been able to find a space in the team, well was by the fault of confidence by part of the technician or by his inability to adapt to the team, that especially in the current panorama converts even more in a hard challenge. However, it is innegable that that that achieves it, inside and out of the institution culé, shines and converts even in one of the main pieces of the equipor where milite.