PEDRI WILL NOT HAVE REST IN SUMMER
The Federation rejects Barça's request and Pedri will be at the Games
Published:30/06/2021 - 16:01h
Updated:30/06/2021 - 16:01h
Pedri González has been summoned by the Spanish selection to play the Olympic games of Tokyo. The Canarian also is in the Eurocopa, by what the Barça asked that it did not go also to the Games, but from the RFEF have denied
Luis de la Fuente, seleccionador Sub-21 of Spain, gave to know this Tuesday happened in press conference the list of the combined Spanish for the Olympic games of Tokyo that contest this summer. In the same there are three representatives of the FC Barcelona: Pedri González, Óscar Mingueza and Eric García. Of them, so much the Canarian like the ex head office of the City are right now in the Eurocopa with the absolute.
Eric almost has not played this season in the Manchester, by what to the Barça does not concern him that it do not have too much rest this summer. However, the situation of Pedri is entirely distinct, since the one of Tegueste has been key in the Barça, where played it almost all along the past course, and also is being vital for Luis Enrique with Spain, where still has not rested in what it goes of Euro.
Between all the competitions, the Tenerifean has contested a total of 52 meetings this season only with the Barcelona. They are more than 3.500 minutes for a footballer of hardly 18 years, that never had played so much in his stage of training. Besides, with the Spanish selection has played all the minutes since it began the Euro, with a total of 390 between the four crashes contested.
In the Barça concerns a lot the load of minutes that is receiving Pedri, that still does not have the entirely formed physicist and that it could resentirse along the course that comes. By this reason, the group barcelonista did a request to the Real Spanish Federation of Football so that it allowed that the Canarian rested after the Eurocopa and ausentara to the Games of Tokyo.
However, as they aim from the 'Chain BE', the answer of the Federation would have been negative. The RFEF has refused the request of the blaugrana asking the exclusion of the midfield player of the Olympic games with Spain. Therefore, unless it happen something unexpected, the ex of The Palms will be to the orders of Luis de la Fuente in the Games and almost will not have holidays this summer.
Pedri Could lose the start of League
It fits to say that the tournament will begin for Spain on 22 July against Egypt in Sapporo and could lengthen until 7 August in case that the Spaniards play the final. In this case, as it establishes the AFE, the Barça will have to give him two weeks on holiday like minimum before incorporating with the team. Therefore, it would lose definitely the start of LaLiga, that is programmed for 13 August.