Sergi Roberto, during the duel against Chelsea


Sergi Roberto, worried about his opportunities

Published:27/07/2019 - 19:15h

Updated:27/07/2019 - 19:15h

Ernesto Valverde's idea is to promote Moussa Wagué of the subsidiary and advance Sergi Roberto's position. But that will mean more competition for Catalan

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During all his stage in the inferior categories of the FC Barcelona, Sergi Roberto played like midfield player. It rose to the first team like such and, after some seasons without having too many minutes, his moment arrived with an injury of Dani Alves and his back course. Luis Enrique bet to the Catalan like right side and his performance convinced.

In this moment, the idea was the one to have him as 'covered' before being able to find to a side of level or during the period of adaptation of Nélson Semedo. The case is that they have gone happening the years and Sergi Roberto no longer has moved more than the side. But, of face to the next season, Ernesto Valverde has planned to employ him in his natural demarcation of midfield player.

The Txingurri considers that Nélson Semedo already is prepared to be headline in the right-handed lane and that Moussa Wagué, of the filial, can give good performance in the first team. Two right sides for the first staff that will free to Sergi Roberto so that it can go back to the centre of the field. But no everything are good news for the canterano.

"Happen to the half will be good news ... If game"

After the arrival of Frenkie of Jong, there is an important 'overbooking' of midfield players in the staff, what supposes a greater competition and fewer possibilities so that Sergi Roberto finish settling. In addition to the Dutch, will have the competition of Sergio Busquets, Ivan Rakitic, Arthur, Arturo Vidal, Carles Aleñá and Rafinha Alcántara, this without explaining to Riqui Puig, the perla of the filial.

After the duel against the Vissel Kobe, Sergi Roberto ensured that it likes him advance his position, but did not show convinced to have a lot of minutes. "It likes me the idea to play in the centre of the field. I am ambitious and always have said that what want to is to play and where he decide that it play, he decides. But the idea will be good if game. If no game, will not be so good news. Be important is what want in the Barça", sentenced.

Praises to Of Jong

On the other hand, Sergi Roberto praised to Frenkie of Jong. "Frenkie is adapting Well. It did a good season playing split of very high level and is easy to play to his side. Has the perfect profile for the Barça and am happy to having played in the half with him, as also with Aleñá. At the end it is well compete with the best. We are in a club where are the best of the world and I will struggle. But between all it is necessary to add", concluded.

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