Andres Iniesta attends a public relation event at Japan National Stadium in Tokyo


Andrés Iniesta does not close the door on Barça after his departure from Vissel Kobe

Published:25/05/2023 - 11:32h

Updated:25/05/2023 - 11:33h

Andrés Iniesta has confirmed that he will leave Vissel Kobe once the season ends. The midfielder wants to continue playing and does not rule out returning to the club he loves

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Andrés Iniesta, one of the most important footballers in the history of the FC Barcelona and of the balompié Spanish, has appeared in an interview in front of the microphones of 'EFE' after confirming his exit of the Vissel Kobe the next 30 June. It is important to remember that it took the decision when seeing his drastically reduced minutes in comparison to the past season, contesting only five commitments for a total of 85' minutes of game in what it goes of year.

The midfield player still is not considering the retreat and understands that it still can continue his career like footballer in a new destination. This yes, left clear that "the following will be to be in the Vissel in another field" once decide to hang the boots, since it forms "part of the agreement" that has with the Japanese group.

It will return Iniesta to the Barça?

It is not a secret that to 'Don Andrés' would like him form part of the technical body of Kobe or work in his inferior categories in a future. "From here it likes me think a lot in the present, and the present is to follow playing. I will try to follow playing to the football the years that remain me and afterwards already will see ", explained the one of Fuentealbilla.

Finally, it did not close the door to a possible return to the Barça and expressed his wish that Xavi continue to charge of the bench of the first team. "As I have said many times, it would love me go back to the Barcelona sometime of my life, but still think that remains far. I expect that Xavi was a lot of years of trainer, this would be a grandísima news for the football", concluded Iniesta.

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