Junior Firpo in a match of Barça in the Champions League


Junior Firpo: "Setién has clear ideas and will die with them"

Published:7/02/2020 - 21:14h

Updated:8/02/2020 - 18:28h

Junior Firpo arrived at Barça last summer from Betis, curiously the next opponent of Barça in LaLiga. The side talked about the game and about Setién

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This Sunday 9 February to the 21:00 hours (peninsular schedule Spanish) the FC Barcelona will measure to the Real Betis in Benito Villamarín in party of LaLiga Santander. In addition to being a very important party after the elimination copera, will suppose also the return of Júnior Firpo to the coliseo bético after having exploded like verdiblanco.

This week, in reason of the party, has conceded an interview to the official means of the club. "It will be a very special day for me. Have many win to see how receive me. It is a very big stadium that the fans does big. There is an incredible environment. It will be a very difficult field; as local the help of the fans was tremenda; I do not want to me imagine the pressure like visitor", commented.

"I am happy but can do it much better"

The Hispanic side-dominican also spoke about Quique Setién, a trainer with which already coincided in the stage of both like béticos and that now goes back to have to his orders in the FC Barcelona. "It is a very near trainer that always wants to know in which moment feels the player. Has the very clear ideas and that goes to die with them whatever happens", ensured.

Júnior Firpo Also described the tastes fútbolisticos of the Cantabrian, as well as his personality. "They like him a lot the polyvalent players. When changing from time to time the system, the know that you can play in two different positions does you that have more options", said, adding that "Quique is calm, tranquility. And Sarabia is passion, temperament. It is a tandem that works".

About his performance, Júnior Firpo is conscious of the need of a step at the front to have more minutes. "I am happy. But I think that I can do it much better. By a lot that it was an alike style to the of the Betis, play in the Barça is of another magnitude. It is necessary to win playing well. The pressure is very distinct", sentenced.

Hard competition with Jordi Alba

Junior Firpo has seen relegado to a secondary role in the FC Barcelona very seemed to the that already had Lucas Digne in the Camp Nou. Of the same way qiue the French, the Hispanic-dominican is underneath of Jordi Alba that keeps on being a key footballer in the diagrams culés. The one of L'Hospitalet contributes a lot so much in attack as in defence, something that keeps him in the role of indisputable.

Besides, the performance of Júnior Firpo still is not the sufficiently adapted as to assault the place or, at least, argue it to Jordi Alba. He same is conscious of the improvement that needs to play more and will follow leaving the skin to achieve be the relief of the Catalan in the future. It is 23 years old and time by in front to progress.

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