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BARÇA IS A DREAM

The confessions of Pedri: His style, Barça, his future, Ansu Fati, Iniesta, De Jong...

Published:2/11/2019 - 12:53h

Updated:2/11/2019 - 12:53h

Pedri is one of the biggest stars of the U17 spanish national team, and has confessed himself in an interview. The youngster has talked about his future, his style, Barça and Ansu Fati, Andrés Iniesta and Frenkie de Jong

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The market of signings of the summer 2019 certified the bet of the FC Barcelona by Pedri, that to his 16 years is a star in ciernes. To his growth with the UD The Palms, where continues playing yielded, has added his progression in the Spanish selection Sub17, in what follows shining on the terrain of game in World-wide plenary of the category, a championship in which it is one of the aces to be followed.

The one of Tegueste has confessed in an extensive interview for the newspaper 'Sport' and has spoken of several personal questions. The youngster recognises to be loved with what has touched him live, but keeps the feet in the floor and follows slope of the councils of his family and of his mentors. It does not want to put limits but neither advance to the events, prefers to go step by step and see where carries him his career.

It does a year was in the Juvenile B of the Canarian group, and shortly after rose to the To. Today it speaks with naturalidad and ambition on his illusion for being in the Glass of the World and his possibilities to win it, shortly after signing an agreement with the team to the that always had followed: "it Was an incredible surprise. It is a big pride, because I, like the rest of my family, always have been of the Barça and finish seeing like the team in that I have wanted to play since it was chiquito finish you fichando. I am súper happy to belong to the Barça".

"Have clear that I have to go step by step. Right now I am absolutely centred in the selection, because we want to win the World-wide. And I know that afterwards I will go back to The Palms, and there have to follow playing, progressing and growing. For the moment I am in here in the World-wide, and afterwards go back to The Palms, and what have to come will come. If I say you the truth, I only am still thinking in the day in day out", explains, warning that it tries to isolate of the increasing pressure mediática that surrounds him every time that it shoes the boots.

"The Barça said me that it kept growing and maturing, that the things already will come of course"

Pedri Insists in that the Barcelona neither are him putting hastes, and that prioritise his training above all else the other, something in what he same wants to work, so much personal like futbolísticamente: "they said Me that it followed playing as it was doing it in The Palms, that kept growing and maturing, that the things already will come of course". After commenting that it has not changed his form to follow to the Barça, has recognised that yes it would like him confront to a duel in the Glass of Rey, something that could give if the draw like this determines it.

The midfield player, that defines like "an interior with arrival" and that prioritises the collective game above the lucimiento personal, already signals some of his referents in the current staff: "it loved Me the signing of Of Jong. It is a big incorporation. It is a very good player and besides is very smart inside the field. I fix me a lot in him. There is another player that also calls me a lot the attention that is Arthur… And clear, above all, is Leo Messi, to the one who all admire, by what does and by what represents".

When it is questioned by his dorsal (the '18' in the selection and the '28' in The Palms) again remembers to Andrés Iniesta, an absolute idol in all the senses: "The number 8 has liked me a lot, by the admiration that have him to Iniesta. I am very happy to carry it. It is the footballer that more has inspired me, so much by his form to play, because has a style that loves us to all, but also, and mainly, by the form to be. It is a calm uncle, a simple uncle with all what has won and represents for the football. And to me this likes me a lot".

"To my father loved him Michael Laudrup, in fact Iniesta said that it was his referent. When it was smaller, my father put me videos, so that it fixed me as it played, to see the passes that gave. It was brutal", adds, rememorando also two of the famous goals of the manchego, the one of Stamford Bridge in the Champions League and the one who gave him to Spain the World-wide of 2010 in South Africa.

Pedri Already knows to Ansu Fati, another perla of the Barça

Pedri recalca That does not want to descentrarse, and justifies of this form have not spoken of the Barça with two members of the club and of the selection, José Martínez and Ilaix Moriba. This yes, already knows to another perla of the quarry, an Ansu Fati to the that greeted does some months: "In the selection still have not had the opportunity to train and to play together. However, the day that signed with the Barça, afterwards taught me the installations, when I went down to the changing room found it to me by chance because he was already going out and, clear, greet us".

"It is a clear example that the Barça is betting decididamente by the quarry, in fact, is a club that has done it always. It is very good, because if you fichan, as it has been my case, see that you also can go up. The club is giving opportunities and, therefore, have to be centred in your work", reflexiona, thinking in that only with effort, work and patience will be able to approach more to fulfil his dream, debut with a FC Barcelona to the that followed from boy. Already it is a bit more near

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