Joao Cancelo en Barça Sevilla peleando un balón contra Adria Pedrosa y Dodi Lukebakio


The reason why Xavi did not 'keep' Joao Cancelo in the Barça-Sevilla

Published:1/10/2023 - 21:26h

Updated:2/10/2023 - 00:26h

Barça found in Joao Cancelo something they needed to make a leap in quality: a top right back. The Portuguese has played almost every possible minute and, when the opportunity to rotate was presented to him, he completely rejected it

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To the beginning of the season 2023/2024, the incorporation of Joãor Cancel generated some doubt to physical level. The Portuguese had not had a lot of action in the pre-season and, although it kept a routine of training not to lose arrive in good form, the reality was that his performance in this section was an incógnita in the City Condal.

Fortunately, for the Barcelona, all these doubts dissipated quickly. After beginning in the bench of acting in the duel against Osasuna in Pamplona, the one of Barreiro has attained five consecutive titularities, facing a total of 467 minutes and showing an exceptional level in every aspect of the game.

JoãOr Cancel had 'green light' to play against the Seville

In front of this situation, could expect that the Portuguese had a rest to be entirely fresco for the duel in front of the Port wine. Sergi Roberto and Jules Koundé presented like alternatives to cover his place. However, this rotation has desestimado and the right side lived the 90 minutes in the suffered victory against the Seville FC in the past day of LaLiga EA Sports.

As it informs 'SPORT', the Barça decided to range to the of Barreiro due to the fact that a tool used by the technical body of the Barcelona club to measure, between other things, the index of fatigue of the players indicated that the levels of tiredness of Joãor Cancel were not so high as so that his presence against the hispalenses was conditioned.

The Portuguese surely also was headline against the Port wine

The ex of the Manchester City is one of the key players in the diagram of Xavi and has offered security to the maltrecho right side of the FC Barcelona. Aunado To this, has contributed in statistical terms with two goals and an assistance. It expects that it was headline in the crucial clash against the Port wine this Wednesday 04/10, a duel that will determine the first position of the Group H in the UEFA Champions League.

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