Mercato | Mercato – Barcelona: Xavi is already unanimous internally!

Posted on November 22, 2021 at 4:15 am by AM

For his first match on the bench of FC Barcelona, ​​Xavi won in the derby against Espanyol (1-0). Debut validated by Mateu Alemany.

Arrived on the bench of FC Barcelona during the international break, Xavi played his first match on Saturday evening with the reception of Espanyol . A derby to start, and above all a victory thanks to a penalty from Memphis Depay . For the occasion, Xavi had made very strong choices by aligning the talents of the Masia from the outset, namely Nico , Gavi and above all Ilias Akhomach , 17, who was playing his first professional game. Paying choices that delight Mateu Alemany .

Alemany ignites for Xavi

“I give a very good mark. We come from a complicated dynamic, we played well even though we suffered at the end. We got to see Xavi's idea. I was delighted with the result. We know what we are like, we have seen how young people react to pressure in front of 75,000 people. We are starting to see things, but we must have patience and time, ”said Alemany , executive director of FC Barcelona on Saturday evening, in remarks reported by Mundo Deportivo.

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