Ferran Torres celebra su gol contra el Betis


The 'formula' Ferran used to win Xavi's trust again

Published:24/01/2024 - 02:04h

Updated:29/01/2024 - 20:00h

Ferran Torres managed to overcome his mental block by doing psychological work in the summer that helped him believe in himself, also considering sending a clear message to Xavi to convince him that he could reverse his sporting situation

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"It embodies what is to be a strong footballer mentally. Here, in the day in day out do you feel that no vouchers, are player, trainer or boss of press. This is the Barça, is a penalty, but is like this. Ferran embodies what is to be strong, sent me a message in summer and knew that it would attain to turn the situation", this is what said Xavi Hernández does some days on Ferran Torres. The Catalan technician put of example to the Spanish footballer, that this summer had foot and half out of the Barcelona.

The ex of Valencia did not go in in the plans of Xavi Hernández, that invited him to go out to have more leadership. In spite of conquering the League and the Supercopa of Spain, the club had put in the ramp of exit to the Valencian, that during the season had not achieved to win the confidence of the technical body. Blocked mentally, Ferran put hands to the work for revertir his situation and convince to Xavi that it could have a place in the staff. A message of WhatsApp changed it everything.

In front of the need to square the numbers to fulfil with the 'fair play', the Barça had put up for sale to the ex of the Manchester of the City. The one of Foios did not have the leadership wished in the season 2022-2023, in spite of having good numbers: seven goals and three assistances. Further of the numbers, the problem was mental. It did not know to show his cost in the team and finished losing the confidence in his game.

Ferran was convinced that it would triumph in the Barcelona. It sent him a message of WhatsApp to Xavi to convince it that it could change his sportive situation. It made a psychological work that helped him to put in shape and to believe in himself same, in knowing that it could contribute a lot to the team, so much in the field as it was.

The message convinced to Xavi

The continuity of the '7' of the Barça did not go in in the plans of Xavi. However, the egarense remained surprised by the personality of Ferran and his commitment with the team after the message. You win them to show that it could be the leader of the team are seeing this season: his performance, accompanied of an always positive attitude, are very above the expectations that had at the beginning of the course. The Valencian is being headline in the last parties and is the maximum second goleador of the team (11 goals) by behind Robert Lewandowski (12 targets). In front of the Betis marked a 'hat-trick' and gave the assistance to Joãor Félix that supposed the 2-3 in the 90'. It was the big reference of the Barcelona attack and everything seems to indicate that it will go back to the titularity this Wednesday in front of the Athletic Club of Bilbao to contest the quarter-finals of the Glass of Rey.

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