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Xavi clarifies Pedri and Cancelo's options to play in the Super Cup

Published:10/01/2024 - 17:27h

Updated:11/01/2024 - 12:08h

Xavi Hernández has been quite open when clarifying the situation of several of his players at a press conference, giving details about the recovery of João Cancelo and Pedri, the current situation of João Félix and some praise for Sergi Roberto

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Xavi Hernández appeared in the previous press conference to the clash between his group, the FC Barcelona, and the Osasuna, in what it will be the first direct opportunity of the Barcelona club to litigate by a title in this season. This commitment fits to stand out, will be concerning the Supercopa of Spain in Riad, tournament of the cual is the valid champion.

During his intervention, the egarense tackled several subjects related with the actuality of the Catalan square, centring in three players whose names have echoed a lot recently in the City Condal. The two first, Joãor Cancel and Pedri González, were mentioned because of the state of his recovery, whereas the last, Joãor Félix, has been object of debate by the level that has showed in the last days and how this has questioned his role in the team.

Pedri Could see minutes, Cancel has it more complicated

In reference to the Portuguese (distention of the internal lateral ligament of the left knee) and to the Tenerifean (muscular injury), those who attained to go in in the announcement for the Supercopa of Spain, generating the possibility that they can see action, the egarense expressed the following: "we Are more optimistic with Pedri. It carries days with good feelings. With I Cancel I see it complicated for morning. We will see today the feelings. But it is Pedri the one who is more near".

The titularity of Joãor Félix in the Supercopa remained in the air

With regard to the native of Viseu, whose performance has been questioned recently because of his small drought goleadora, the suplencias recent to hands of Ferran Torres and his attitude in front of the UD Barbastro of the Fourth Spanish Division, where had an abysmal meeting, the one of Terrassa commented: "we will look for the best team of start thinking in all the circumstances. JoãOr has been important all the season and will go back to be it. Always you ask after me those that change or do not play so much, but all will be important".

The praises of Xavi to Sergi Roberto

Finally, in relation with Sergi Roberto, the one who has been having more participation recently in the club and seems to have recovered his sportive form in the City Condal, Xavi Hernández sentenced: "For me it is an important footballer, captain, leader, an example. Always it is prepared to play where was. It gives me a lot of confidence".

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