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Firpo has not arrived to be a substitute: "I want to make it difficult for Jordi Alba"

Published:22/08/2019 - 18:08h

Updated:22/08/2019 - 18:08h

Junior Firpo spoke with Mundo Deportivo on his 23rd birthday and referred to several interesting topics. The side made it clear that he will fight for a place in the eleven and that he is not afraid of competition with Jordi Alba

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Sportive world was chatting in an extensive interview with Junior Firpo and the carrilero left-handed left several interesting headlines. The ex of the Real Betis ensured that it arrives to the FC Barcelona to be headline, in spite of having in front to Jordi Alba, that is one of the best left sides of the world.

"No, one never renounces to be headline, can not deliver the spoon at all more arrive. I work daily and encourage me to be prepared for when the míster say me that game. In the little time that carry in First think that have done it enough well. I want to be prepared for when the míster decide that it play, but without delivering the spoon, come to struggle for playing and want to it to him put difficult to Jordi", commented.

"One never renounces to be headline. I work daily to be ready"

The Hispanic-dominican, this yes, confirmed that in the club think in him to half and long term. Has 23 recently fulfilled years and has to be the relief of the Catalan when it withdraw or go . "It is true that is Jordi, that is 30 years old and will fulfil 31, so the mine, like this believes it the club and create it I also, is a project more on a long-term basis", aimed.

The presence of Alba could help a lot to that Junior keep growing. He same is fully conscious that it has to be the mirror in which look and like this said it in MD. "It is a very good referent and the best competition that can have, is the best left side of the world. Have to the best in front goes me to do improve a lot, can fix me a lot in him, see the movements that does, those that do him to him, goes me help a lot sure share the position with Alba", explained.

"Jordi Alba is the best competition that can have. It is the best left side of the world"

Although it still has not debuted in official party, seems that Ernesto Valverde trusts he. The technician barcelonista has left him clear that only expects of him that follow playing as in the Betis. "Valverde Expects of me that do in attack the same that did in the Betis, that play with the same desparpajo and that take advantage of the opportunities.", it affirmed.

It could debut in front of his ex team

The Betis visits the Camp Nou this Sunday in the second day of League and for Junior would be very special can debut in official party in front of his ex. "It would be very beautiful to play my first official party, and first party in the Camp Nou with the Barça, against my ex team, that has given it to me everything. It would be very beautiful", recognised.

"It would be very beautiful to play my first official party with the Barça against the Betis"

The last time that Junior stepped the Barcelona stadium in League was in the Barça-Betis of the past year. The verdiblancos imposed by 3-4 with a golazo of the included side. The ex canterano bético commented that in the changing room have done him pranks on this. "Yes, they have remembered it to me, have done me some comments, some pranks... The truth is went out us all round, were a team that went to all the stadiums without fear of the one who had in front. That party was an ode to the football, the neutral viewer had to happen it very well. It serves us of warning of face to the Sunday", admitted.

To finish, the left-handed side spoke of his aims to individual level. For Junior the most important is can adapt to the Barça and to his methodology, while it puts in aprietos the place of Jordi Alba. "The most important is to soak me of everything, of the players that have here, and put it difficult to Jordi", concluded.

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