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Change of mind? Xavi rejected Aubameyang for Barça two years ago

Published:1/02/2022 - 07:53h

Updated:1/02/2022 - 08:01h

The directive has fulfilled all his 'whims' to Xavi Hernández during this winter market. However, two years ago the Barcelona player himself would have ruled out one of the signings that he currently has in his squad

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The FC Barcelona has been one of the clubs more 'aggressive' during this wintry market. The Catalans has reinforced for this second half of season, fulfilling the requests of Xavi Hernández and like this can compete in the two competitions in where they still follow with life. Nevertheless, one of them seems to not to have it recommended the own technician does a pair of years backwards.

It treats of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, the ex star of the Arsenal that will arrive to Barcelona like free agent to start with a new stage in his career. In 2020, the Barcelona directive had in 'looks it' to the forward gabonés and also to Sadio Mané, those who were imparables in the Premier League. However, in some statements for the half British 'Metre', the egarense descartó to both players when it still formed part of the To the-Saad catarí.

"Mané And Aubameyang kill you in open space, but need players that move well in short spaces. It is not easy to remember players that have adapted well to the Barça. Eto'Or was perfect and now Luis Suárez", said in his moment the now trainer of the Barça, the one who preferred to an old known before that 'aventurarse' with two new players those who never had been a member of the League of Spain.

For him, Neymar was the solution that needed the club in his moment, when the rumours that the Brazilian would go out of the PSG were in his apogeo. "Neymar Is between the three or five better of the world. I expect that it go back to the Barça, would be an extraordinary signing", affirmed the one of Terrassa, the one who two years later would return to his 'home' for comandar to the Barcelona group in his new process of reconstruction after the exit of Lionel Messi and the arrival of Joan Laporta.

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The ones of the Camp Nou have broken his own record to the fichar until four reinforcements in a same market to half of season. With the incorporation of Dani Alves, Ferran Torres, Adama Traoré and Aubameyang, the staff culé will have spares to be able to contest LaLiga and the Europe League, something that wanted Xavi since it arrived to the bench of the entity. Now, only it subtracts to expect to that the index cards move inside the field and flow this chemistry with the philosophy that wants to implant the míster in his new stage inside the team.

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