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Jagoba Arrasate surrenders to Pedri: "With his personality he will mark an era"

Published:12/03/2022 - 16:49h

Updated:12/03/2022 - 16:49h

Jagoba Arrasate, technical director of Osasuna, spoke to 'El Larguero' in the preview of Sunday's game against FC Barcelona, ​​in an interview where he spared no praise for Pedri

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The Osasuna prepares to visit this Sunday to the FC Barcelona with the memory of the tie in Pamplona (2-2) still fresco in the memory culé. Jagoba Arrasate, technician of the 'rojillos' valued the performance blaugrana in the party of the Thursday in front of the Galatasaray (0-0), where according to the Biscayan trainer the culés "deserved to win". Likewise, the míster took advantage of to speak on Pedri González, his favourite player of the new Barça directed by Xavi Hernández.

In an interview in the radio program 'The Crossbar', Arrasate ensured that what more has surprised him of Pedri is a personality. "It will mark a period in the club by the personality that has to be determinant and his talent", said the one of Berriatua. On the party of the Europe League, said that the Barça could have won perfectly, but also stood out the defensive proposal of the Turkish. "The Galatasaray showed another form to defend in the half block. It liked me the approach of Domènec Torrent", expressed the trainer.

The Sunday, the 'rojillos' could try emulate the approach of the Turkish on the Camp Nou, since the priority of the visitors will be to carry a point of the Camp Nou. "It is a difficult field and the Barcelona a rival that is in his best moment. Now it is a team more completor. Has more alternative and are finding the goal with ease because they have footballers desequilibrantes. Thus, we have to prioritise a defensive organisation to be comfortable and minimise the rival", commented Arrasate.

Jagoba Arrived to the Osasuna in June of 2018 and, until the moment, has directed 158 parties, with a balance of 66 triumphs, 44 equalities and 48 falls for an efectivad of 42%. This week, the Biscayan trainer renewed with the 'rojillos' to the end of the season 2023-24, For the technician of 43, his possibilities in front of the Barça go through "to try give them frights looming them, having the balloon or winning them the back, because, if no, the party can be very monotone", said the míster of the Osasun, the one who thinks that with three points more will ensure the permanence in LaLiga.

Frenkie Also thinks that Pedri will make history in the Barça

Another that undid in praises to the Canarian midfield player was his mate Frenkie of Jong. The Dutch considers that the one of Tegueste "has an enormous talent, when it plays seems that it is easy but is not it, can mark a period", said the tulip in the previous of the party in front of the Galatasaray, where also rescued the talent of the rest of midfield players blaugranas. "Have a lot of players with a lot of quality in the centre of the field, does not give me fear; all can play like headlines in this moment, am very happy with this", signalled Frenkie on the competition in the medullary of the group directed by Xavi Hernández.

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