DERBI OF LEAGUE BARÇA-ESPANYOL

Iniesta already has taken the rhythm and wants to enjoy in front of the Espanyol

Published:15/12/2016 - 00:25h

Updated:15/12/2016 - 00:25h

Andrés Iniesta has gone recovering progressively the rhythm of game after the injury of knee that suffered in Mestalla, and now already is more than motivated to contest next Sunday the "derbi" of League Santander against the Espanyol

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The captain of the FC Barcelona, Andrés Iniesta, has confessed in a celebrated act in a bookshop of Barcelona, where has explained his book "The played of my life", that already is entirely recovered of his ancient injury of knee, smart to compete to the maximum level of game and very ilusionado with the fact to play the Sunday his "derbi" number 28 against the RCD Espanyol.

"They are different parties. I have played them from the twelve years, have felt them and lived during long and now to professional level even more", has recognised Andrés Iniesta, describing as "special" the corresponding meeting to the sixteenth day of League Santander.

"I go taking the rhythm, with feelings very positive"

Andrés Iniesta, very respected by the fans of the Espanyol since had the memory for the died Dani Jarque when marking the goal of the victory of Spain in the final of the World-wide 2010, knows that the picture blanquiazul has gone improving with the step of the days in League. "The start of League did not go like them expected, but carry a good line to defensive level and will be complicated".

In this sense, expects to win the first "derbi" of the season 2016-17, but knows that it will not be easy. "A derbi always is different, will try to do well the things, think that playing home have a lot of options Are distinct parties with a lot of things at stake further of the three points, but centre us in doing well the things futbolísticamente".

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Recalca That already is smart to give the maximum on the lawn. "Half hour in front of the Madrid, 60 minutes in Champions, 90 minutes against Osasuna... I go taking the rhythm, that is what does you be well, and am satisfied and expecting that the team keep growing, with positive feelings in these two or three last parties. And this is what will try, keep these feelings". And, finally, it has left clear that "the essence of the game of the FC Barcelona has not lost with Luis Enrique".

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