The new Barca coach wants to make the French player a key part of the new Barcelona.
Presented this Monday in front of the supporters then the Catalan press, the new coach of the FC Barcelona Xavi has spoken at length about his plans for the club’s future. Desiring to rely on young people trained at the club (Pedri, Fati, Gavi, Nico…), he considers that the Blaugrana club has an exceptional generation that it takes “Help to grow”. He also wants to include Ousmane Dembele, who, after all, is only 24 years old.
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The former Barça player was very laudatory towards the French international (27 caps, 4 goals), which he considers the best in his position when he is in form.
“He is the best at his post”
“In his post, if he works hard and feels good, he’s the best player in the world. It depends on him. For me, its renewal is a priority. I want him to extend to Barça. He has extraordinary talent. We have to help him so that he gets hurt less ”, he said during his press conference.
A sign of confidence which should please the former Rennais and which could perhaps convince him to extend his contract in Catalonia, which expires in June 2022. If he wants to be part of Barça’s reconstruction project, he will have to treat his physical problems, he who has only played 25 minutes this season after his injury at Euro 2020.