Andres Iniesta, ex player of Barça, in an act of 'LaLiga Icons' | AndresIniesta8

ENCOURAGES KUBO AND ABE

Andrés Iniesta approves the signings of Antoine Griezmann and Neymar for Barça

Published:22/07/2019 - 18:19h

Updated:22/07/2019 - 18:19h

Andrés Iniesta has been designated ambassador of 'LaLiga Icons', and in the act that took place in Tokyo he analysed the FC Barcelona transfer news. The spaniard gave his approval to the arrival of Antoine Griezmann and also to the possible signing of Neymar

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It happened a lot of years being an international referent of the FC Barcelona, and therefore Andrés Iniesta has been appointed ambassador of 'LaLiga Icons'. Shortly after the election of Iker Boxes like representative of the Spanish football, another historico product of the national quarry has received this distinction, in an act that has taken place this Monday in Tokyo and to the that has assisted the president of the patronal, Javier Thebes.

"It is a pride and a pleasure and will help in all what can to contribute my granite of sand. I have been protagonist in LaLiga, for me the best of the world. I have had the opportunity to win it nine times, to enjoy each weekend of the stadiums, of the teams and now, from another prism, will try to continue our collaboration. I will try to transmit all what have transmitted in my life, respect, sportsmanship and compañerismo", has appreciated the homenajeado.

After going back to underline the illusion that produces him his new adventure in Japan, the one of Fuentealbilla has spoken on the FC Barcelona, to the that will measure next Saturday 27 July in the friendly in front of his team, the Vissel Kobe. With the market of signings in full ebullición, to the manchego has touched him value some incorporations, and has given his blessing to two big aims of the culés.

In the first place, it has referred to one that already saw of Barcelona, the French Antoine Griezmann. "I do not think that it arrive to argue him the rank of star to Leo Messi. Griezmann, apart from the quality that has, knows very very LaLiga and to the mates that goes to have. Has all the conditions to do the things very well. It will be surrounded of the best and everything indicates that his path will be very positive and wish that was like this", has analysed.

"I do not think that Griezmann arrive to argue him the rank of star to Leo Messi"

And also it has thought on the case Neymar, to the that has elogiado in spite of pronouncing with some caution on the negotiations between the Catalans and the PSG, of which has recognised that it is not directly informed: "I do not know if it will go back, it seems that it can be, I do not know what there is of real or no. For me, Neymar is one of the best players that there is and go to see which raisin".

Iniesta has taken the clash against the Barça with emotion and humour, and is convinced that it will be a big event in Japanese territory: "it will be odd because never I have confronted me to the Barça. I expect to not to make a mistake me and happen him the balloon to the ones of my team. It will be a party for us, for the fans of Kobe and for Japan because no all the days sees to the Barça and to these players. We will try to enjoy of this day, have a good time and try compete of the best way".

Iniesta thinks that Take Kubo and Hiroki Abe can triumph in Spain

Also it has answered Iniesta on the two Japanese youngsters that have fichado Barça and Madrid, Hiroki Abe and Takefusa Kubo, to which augura a big future in Europe: "Have a lot potential and have a lot by in front to learn. A player, when it is well, can play in any league and in Spain, in Europe have played and play a lot of Japanese because there is not any problem to play in any place if you are a good player".

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