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Back to 'La Roja'? Jordi Alba living his best moment!

Published:5/02/2021 - 23:41h

Updated:5/02/2021 - 23:41h

Jordi Alba has certified that lives a good moment in FC Barcelona and already has sent several 'signals' to Luis Enrique to return to the selection

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The player of the FC Barcelona, Jordi Alba, is one of the best left sides of the history of Spain and is recovering his big level under the orders of Ronald Koeman, by what is not a madness think that it can go back to the Spanish selection to continue offering his big defensive contribution and offensive.

In Granada, in the quarter-finals of the Glass of Rey, Alba sealed a partidazo that included two goals that saved to the Barça. The side has exploded, more than ever, his offensive contribution and has left a sinfín of samples of his quality, combining with Antoine Griezmann or directly with Lionel Messi. His exert has turned him into an indisputable player in the approach of the Dutch trainer and a referent in his position.

It has achieved his level by himself same and no by competition, due to the fact that Junior Firpo continues without adapting to the FC Barcelona and leaves more doubts that certainties when it jumps to the field, by what does not suppose a 'threat' for the Spanish defender, that to his 31 years continues being very determinant for the Barcelona.

Thus, it does not result odd that his trainer see it returning to the selection. In the back press conference to the party in The Cármenes, Koeman aimed that "Alba is key in our game, gives assistances and this time annotated a key goal for the 2-2... I think that it will go back to the selection". It fits to remember that the defender went back international by Spain in 2011 and a year afterwards proclaimed champion of the Eurocopa with The Red, but from the 2019 has not gone back to be summoned.

A defender with a lot of goal

After his doublet in front of the Granada, Jordi Alba reached the 39 so many during his career. It has converted 20 for the Barça, 9 with Spain, 6 with Valencia and 4 with the Nàstic. In addition to this, sum 93 assistances, nine of them in the present season, under the orders of Koeman.

But his 'shine' in the last weeks does not remain there. After some errors, Alba has attained to improve also in his defensive functions and the difference is more than notorious. In front of the Granada, for example, recovered 12 balloons, a very important figure.

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