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Piqué faces one of the great challenges of his career at Barça

Published:2/08/2022 - 13:23h

Updated:2/08/2022 - 14:19h

Gerard Piqué will face the biggest challenge of his career, after Xavi Hernández made it clear to him that his status as 'sacred cow' will not guarantee him anything in the eleven

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Gerard Hammered will confront to one of the greater challenges that has had in his long path in the FC Barcelona. Xavi Hernádez has left him clear that, for the first time in his 14 years like defender of the title team, will not be leading and will have to yield his place to the new incorporations that has done the club, having to Jules Koundé like main reference.

The exponential growth that has had Ronald Araújo do him an indisputable piece deep down culé, whereas the another position will be occupied by the French as long as it win the place in the trainings. Andreas Christensen and Eric García, those who enjoy of youth, come of a solid pre-season and will be in an open competition to have minutes in the rotation, whereas I Hammered will have to scalar the hill if it wants to be taken in account by the trainer.

However, in the most complicated moments is when his hierarchy goes out to relucir. In past interviews has proclaimed that it will not accept to withdraw being acting, at the same time that asked to the own Joan Laporta incorporate to the best head office that was available in the market, because the same it would come to heat the bench. His confidence is full and thinks that this challenge will do him conclude his stage in Barcelona like a leader.

Although Xavi informed him that his condition of 'holy cow' will not guarantee him more at all in his sportive project, keeps optimistic and has worked to present his best version for the start of the season. His commitment with the Barcelona shield is innegable, without mattering that his personal life was crossing circumstances at all simple.

It has to show

The '3' has dragged physical problems in the last two campaigns, so much in the right knee as in the abductor left, what braked his minutes during the straight final of the 2021/22. In what it goes of pre-season grieve has been present on the lawn because it still is not to the one hundred percent, something that will have to improve in these last weeks before the start of LaLiga in front of the Ray Vallecano.

It will be interesting to see that form Hammered will try to win a place inside the eleven, overcoat by the fact that the new diagram of the technician bases in going out with rapidity from the bottom, something that the Catalan no longer sees with clarity to his 35 years. Everything is on the table and does not remain him of another that show in each opportunity that concede him.

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