Kessié in a press conference


Xavi's words to convince Kessié of his project

Published:10/07/2022 - 11:23h

Updated:10/07/2022 - 11:24h

Xavi Hernández's call has been key for Kessié's arrival at Barcelona. The Ivorian was somewhat skeptical about the Barça team's interest in his services as he had not been trained at the club

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Recently turn# into new player of the FC Barcelona, Franck Kessié encara to his first season under the orders of Xavi Hernández. In a principle, the marfileño had some doubts on if finally it could fit in the Barcelona team; however, the own trainer finished for explaining him the keys of his project and the role that would have in the team.

In fact, conscious that it could abandon the Milan, had several proposals on the table by part of other clubs. One of them had the name of the Barça, club from which already had carried out some conversations on the suitability or no to do effective his signing. Finally, his representative communicated him that the picture culé was interested in his services.

The economic section did not suppose some type of restlessness for Kessié, was really the style of game what generated him some worries. Thus, it was necessary that the own míster put in contact with him to give him to know the details of his project and explain him that yes it would have fit in him with an important role of face to the season 2022-23.

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To few minutes to initiate the conversations by telephonically, Xavi explained him in brief how much wanted to ficharle: "Kessié, need you". Even so, the midfield player kept skeptical and consulted him on how a player with his profile could fit in the philosophy of game of the team culé. It was then when it remembered him the experience beside footballers of physical cut like which already have dressed the Barcelona T-shirt.

Of this way, would serve like a barrier of protection for other effective in the medullary, that to his time and would feel more unsuspecting to the moment to be partícipes in played of attack, all time that Kessié would be covering them. With this, the marfileño finished convinced to add to the project of the egarense, to the equal that already has occurred with other signings of this year, as in the case of Pablo Tower.

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