Xavi at a press conference


Xavi gets 'wet' about Jordi Alba and clarifies his position in the 'Griezmann case'

Published:9/09/2022 - 14:55h

Updated:9/09/2022 - 17:13h

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

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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 Cádiz. In her it spoke of the last words of Jordi Alba in front of the media, of the situation of Antoine Griezmann with the Athletic of Madrid and of the injury of Karim Benzema in the first day of Champions.

It began his intervention speaking on Alba. "I can understand to Jordi, but further of statements is very enchufado, is very humble with his situation and very motivated. The other day it went out and it was very well, his attitude has not changed. It is throwing of the car because it is one of the captains. The of the statements is normal, to me also happened me", affirmed the egarense.

Besides, it added that his philosophy goes through to be transparent with his players. "Attempt be very clear with the players and with him, by the relation that have, even more. I do not want to lose to the group, deal to be honest and go of face. We have spoken a lot, he knows perfectly that there will be competition and that will play the one who better is. It is not a surprise, is the world of the football, an obviedad", said the technician.

Also it gave his point of view about the 'case Griezmann'. "My opinion goes to change at all. It is a question for the 'Cholo'. The left clear that it is a man of club. Of Griezmann have not spoken, is an Athletic subject-Barça that I have not treated. No me incumbe to me. There is not debate because we think that it is player of the Athletic", aimed Xavi.

Piqué and Benzema

Near to finalise, did emphasis in the situation of Gerard Piqué in the team. "It is not easy, but goes us help. I speak with him, it goes to go going in and helping to the team. When the team need him, that was prepared. The other day it was very well and it was not easy after several parties without playing", added the one of Terrassa.

Finally, it spoke the injury of Benzema in the debut of the Real Madrid in Champions. "We are slopes of the party of the Cádiz. Neither of Benzema, neither of Griezmann neither of debates. I think in the Cádiz, in as play them, surprise them... We are slopes of us, no of the rest. Si Am slope of others, badly go", concluded.

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