Xavi Hernández and Lionel Messi


Xavi confirms that Barça's priorities are the return of Messi and the signing of a pivot

Published:3/06/2023 - 14:13h

Updated:3/06/2023 - 17:51h

The Barça coach, Xavi Hernández, has offered a few words to the press in advance of this Sunday's commitment against Celta de Vigo. In it he spoke about the club's priorities for the summer market

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Xavi Hernández, technical director of the first team of the FC Barcelona, has appeared in front of the media in the previous press conference to the commitment suspender belt of this weekend in front of the Celtic of Vigo. In her it spoke of the planning of the club for the defensive pivote and confirmed that the signing of Leo Messi is an absolute priority.

The Barça prioritises to Messi and to the reveal of Busquets

It began his intervention leaving clear that the return of Messi and the relief of Busquets are needs that the club has to attend. "The priorities are clear. It would like me a lot that it went back Leo. He knows it and already have spoken of him. It depends a bit of him. To part of Leo, the priority is the defensive pivote. They are two priorities of the ideal stage. It would improve the group", affirmed the egarense.

On the same line, it stood out it would contribute it the return of 'The Flea' and the proposal that the Barça has done him. "I am expectante because I have gone speaking with him. And it would do me special illusion. There where has gone, have gone him well the things. It is a more his decision, more personal. It would understand any stage, but like culé would like me a lot that it went back. The offer? This already is a subject of Mateu. We have spoken of football and further of this can not advance a lot", sentenced Xavi.

The candidates to the pivote

Near to finalise was asked after Ilkay Gündogan and Rúben Neves, two candidates for the defensive pivote. "I do not want to speak of names. The club already knows the priorities, also regarding names. They know it, that are with which have to communicate me. I am very clear regarding names and positions. For now they are hypothesis. I dream a lot... It wanted to have to the big, but do not know if we can incorporate to some player", aimed.

Finally, it spoke of the plan of feasibility and of the feelings that exist about the approval of LaLiga the next week. "They are optimistic in the club, but is not definite. It transmits me tranquility the presi, contributes me security and confidence in all the situations. I am to the expectation", concluded the one of Terrassa.

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