Riqui Puig in the match of the Rakuten Cup against Chelsea

HE SHINED AGAINST CHELSEA

Riqui Puig: "I Know that I am player of Barça B"

Published:24/07/2019 - 08:51h

Updated:24/07/2019 - 08:51h

Riqui Puig was the best new of Barça against Chelsea. The youth player shone in the first half and left flashes of how a great player he could be. In spite of everything, the medium is clear that he is still a Barça B player

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Riqui Puig was to title in the first party of the Rakuten Cup of the FC Barcelona. The culés debuted in this pre-season against Chelsea in Tokyo and Ernesto Valverde took out an eleven interesting with several novelties. One of them went precisely the presence of Riqui, the big perla of the Barcelona subsidiary and one of the players with more projection of the Masia. The Catalan was on the terrain of game the first 45 minutes and did not defraud.

The footballer was very participatory, did not leave to ask the ball and went the best of the culés in the first-half. It was very blatant and left several details of a lot of level, included a taconazo of fantasy that almost leaves only against the goalkeeper to Ousmane Dembélé. The one of Matadepera showed that has a lot of hunger and that Valverde goes to be able to have he whenever it want to because it is more than ready to have minutes with the first team.

The fans is loved with him, but in spite of his big party and of all the praises received, Riqui follows with the feet in the floor and knows that it keeps on being player of the Barça B. "I do not go to throw the bells to the flight neither do me false illusions. Are where am. It is truth that have matured, but am player of the Barça B and have the luck to have an opportunity to play with the first team. Here I am to improve and grow like footballer", explained.

The canterano barcelonista, in spite of his humility and of not wanting to precipitate, did not doubt in recognising that it went of the stadium of Tokyo with good feelings to individual level by the party that made. "Personally they have been very good feelings. Besides I have the help of the most veteran, that support me a lot at all times", aimed the Catalan.

In addition to the of Matadepera, the centre of the field that formed Valverde in the first time formed it Sergio Busquets and Sergi Roberto. Riqui Puig could not coincide with Ivan Rakitic and with Frenkie of Jong, but left clear the comfortable that it could be if it played with them. "It is evident that am very comfortable playing with at the side of Rakitic and Of Jong. With players like this everything is much easier", said.

Chelsea imposed his physicist

Chelsea finished carrying the victory by 1-2 and imposed to the culés in his debut of pre-season. Riqui Puig thinks that the English did to cost his best physical level to win to the Barcelona. "It has noticed enough the fault of rhythm of the team and that Chelsea came much more filmed, since it does more time that carries training", finalised his exhibition the canterano of the FC Barcelona.

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