IT HAS NEVER STARTED FROM THE BENCH
Jordi Alba is the true indisputable of the Xavi era
Published:26/04/2022 - 15:06h
Updated:26/04/2022 - 15:06h
Xavi Hernández has highlighted the importance of youth in the team. However, due to hierarchy and necessity, Jordi Alba has been the player most used by the man from Egar in his period as Barça coach
Xavi Hernández has informed to the sportive direction which have to be adjust them for the next campaign. The one of Terrassa does not want to begin the following course with positions without spare, as the one of Jordi Alba, that has had to be indisputable headline in each one of the parties in which it has been available owing to the little depth of the staff.
Although Alejandro Balde has been to disposal being player of the filial, the true is that the technician does not see in him a footballer of calibrate to occupy one of the zones more transitadas of the team. With 18 years, grieve could participate in the first commitment in front of the Elche, and of way testimonial, as it went in to the 89' minutes of the complement in the victory (3-2) in the Camp Nou.
Whenever it has been available, Alba has been headline. In 29 of the 32 parties that adds Xavi in the bench has had the one of L'Hospitalet de Llobregat, ands olo has ausentado in three commitments, all of compulsory form. The first of them was in the tie (2-2) in front of the Osasuna by an injury that suffered in front of the Bayern Munich in Champions. Afterwards in front of the Mallorca, when giving positive by COVID. Finally, in the (4-0) in front of the Athletic Bilbao by accumulation of cards.
It is the only footballer that has not been in the bench of start any time. Not even Ter Stegen, that in the eliminatory of Glass in front of the Linares yielded him his place to Net like titling. In spite of the praises of the egarense, that catalogs him like one "a competitive beast and a physical animal", the club has to begin to work in another player that can bring competition and other options for the left side.
His absence does 'suffer' to Xavi
In the three duels where could not have he, Xavi has tested distinct alignments. In Pamplona bet by a linea of three with Ronald Araújo, Gerard Hammered and Samuel Umtiti, whereas in Mallorca was Araújo the one who began by the left side for afterwards happen to the right and yield his place to Clément Lenglet. Both parties forced by multiple absences. Already in front of the Basques, was Sergiño Dest the one who played by the left-handed lane, doing a party more than correct.