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"IT'S A GOAL-SCORING MACHINE GUN"

Joan Laporta 'takes out his chest' for the signing of Robert Lewandowski

Published:19/07/2022 - 14:09h

Updated:19/07/2022 - 14:10h

Joan Laporta spoke with Hristo Stoichkov about the signing of Robert Lewandowski, about the position of the player regarding Barça's planning for the coming weeks

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The president of the FC Barcelona, Joan Laporta, has appeared in front of the media in an interview with Hristo Stoichkov, one of the legends of the institution. In her, it spoke of the figures that disbursed by the signing of Robert Lewandowski and what will contribute to the team, of the next movements that will do in the staff and of the aims of face to the future.

It began his intervention appreciating to the Pole for choosing to the Barça and mentioning to the teams with which had to 'battle'. "We did a first offer and has finish in 45, more five. The player also has adjusted in the wage to be inside our possibilities and the culés now are very happy. We have competed with teams like the PSG and Chelsea, but the player has wanted to come to the Barça. This is what likes me. It is necessary to appreciate it because it has come earning less and holding a big pressure of the Bayern", affirmed the mandator.

Besides, it added that his incorporation is necessary in a big team as it is it the Barcelona. "The Barça needs, as all big team, a forward goleador. He is a machine gun to do goals. This player has been Boot of Gold several times, if you look his list of winners guarantees goal and everything big team needs a forward that guarantee you goals", aimed.

Also it took advantage of the opportunity to remember to Johan Cruyff in his words. "I think that to Johan this forward would like him. It is a goleador different to others that have had. Besides, with Dembélé, Raphinha, Ferran Torres, Ansu, Aubameyang, and Abde, that is progressing very well, have a forward with guarantees to give show and to put goals", ensured Laporta.

The defence is in the 'look'

Near to finalise, left clear that the following aim is to reinforce the defence, where César Azpilicueta, Marcos Alonso and Jules Koundé are between the footballers that more sound for the Barcelona. "Now we go to work in defence. Xavi has us oriented with a series of players and expect that the culés have new joys, because Lewandowski likes to the culés", underlined

Finally, it closed his interview commenting on the past periods of the institution. "I want that the Barça go back to be a world-wide reference. We are ambitious. This past fixes us objective. If it happened, why it can not go back to happen. The guarantee do not have it never but it is necessary to struggle for surpassing the past, always improve what have done. We go to try it but the challenge is very big. The past is a sextete and a 2-6 in the Bernabéu. We are ambitious, respecting to the rivals, but this team begins to take form with young boys", concluded.

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