DOESN'T WANT TO RISK
Luis Enrique makes his plan with Ansu clear and gets 'wet' with the Champions League final
Published:23/05/2022 - 14:17h
Updated:23/05/2022 - 14:17h
Ansu Fati has been called again for the next matches of 'La Roja' for the Nations League; however, Luis Enrique has chosen not to give him as many playing minutes until he is at his best
Of face to the next commitments of the Spanish selection, Luis Enrique has given to know his list of summoned to measure in front of his similar of Portugal, Czech Republic and Switzerland. In them it will look for to advance until the final phase of the tournament that was very near to win in the past edition after falling in front of France in the decisive party.
The injuries of players like Pedri González, Mikel Oyarzabal, Gerard Moreno or Yeremy Pino have opened him the doors to Ansu Fati, whose recovery has been slow and has seen action of gradual way with the FC Barcelona. Thus, the Asturian considers that the most careful is to keep the same dynamics with the attacker in the combined national.
In his statements to the media, the seleccionador has warned that the called of Ansu has more a symbolic character in function of the performance that has showed previously: "we do not go to run risks. It does not go to participate in the majority of the parties. We want to give him confidence, that go back to his level. It is more a prize that to load him of minutes".
The favourite of Luis Enrique for the final of Paris
Likewise, the trainer has indicated that the Real Madrid, that comes to classify to the decisive party of the Champions after a series of traced back, is the one who deserves to raise the orejona on 28 May in the Stade of France: "Any answer that give goes to like all. But as it likes me be just, if somebody deserves to win this Champions is the Real Madrid".
In his opinion, the ancient trainer and player of the Barça, also with past like madridista, has indicated that the whites have done merits in the season to consecrate in Paris in which it will be his final number 17 in the history of the tournament of European elite. The Madrid will look for his trophy number 14 in the competition, whereas the Liverpool will struggle by his seventh orejona, what would equalise him in the list of winners with the Milan.