Xavi at a press conference


Xavi clarifies his plan with Ansu Fati and celebrates the renewal of Gavi

Published:16/09/2022 - 13:56h

Updated:16/09/2022 - 18:11h

Xavi Hernández, Barça coach, made a statement to the media at the press conference prior to the League match against Elche

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Xavi Hernández, trainer of the FC Barcelona, has done some statements in the previous press conference to the commitment of League between the Catalans and the Elche. In her it spoke of the renewal of Gavi until 2026, of the situation of Ansu Fati in the team and of his absence in the announcement with Spain. Added to her, commented the good present of Álex Hill in the Valencian group.

It began his intervention speaking on Gavi and his enlargement of agreement with the Barça. "It is a big news. It is a player of present and of future. It is spectacular, with character, with intensity... It has matured a lot, it understands the 'timming' and now plays more fluent", affirmed the egarense.

Besides, it added that it was to the so much of his contractual situation and that do not concern in the absolute. "I have not suffered because I know of the situation. Have good relation with Of the Crag. It was his decision and his will. Keep on being competitive, showing his personality. It is key for us. Of present and future", said the technician.

Also it gave his point of view about the evolution of Ansu Fati and of his absence in the list of Luis Enrique. "It is well, we are doing a plan. it is costing Him, perhaps it is mine fault. It will go going in, the rhythm will go it increasing. I am happy with him. It is difficult to manage. It requires prudence. I speak with Luis Enrique but without more. It decides he and this that have good relation. This decision is his. It will go going in little by little", aimed Xavi.

Collado and Ansu

Near to finalise, did emphasis in that perhaps it is his fault that Ansu still was not to tope. "I decide the one who plays and the one who no, perhaps is a mine problem. The past year were fast and there was relapse, but now go to be careful. At the end we decide by intensity and rhythm, is not a mental subject. It is subject of caution. Ansu Is a special case. It carries long without playing ", added the one of Terrassa.

Finally, it spoke of Álex Collado, the one who finds yielded in Elche and this Saturday will play again in the Spotify Camp Nou. "His cession is being positive, is playing and already has done a goal. Has a lot of capacity of shot, a one against one well. His change of mentality very good. I wish him of better. We take it into account so that it can give a jump and can go back to the Barcelona", concluded.

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