Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has reassured fans that the team’s attacking options are strong enough to compete for the upcoming season. In an interview, Xavi stated that he is “happy with the squad” and does not “need any more players.” Despite losing one of the team’s pure forwards, Xavi pointed out that there are alternatives who can fill the role, such as Balde, Alba and Roberto, who can also play as wingers or midfielders.
The coach also highlighted the potential of young player Ansu Fati, saying that he is “comfortable close to the goal, but he can play with his back to the goal, one on one.” Xavi added that Fati can “play through the center or on the wings.” He is an exciting prospect for the team and his versatility can be a huge asset for the team. His ability to play in multiple positions can give the coach multiple options to choose from. He is a player to watch out for in the upcoming season.
Ousmane Demebele’s Fitness:
Xavi also addressed concerns over Ousmane Dembele’s fitness, saying that the team is taking preventative measures to ensure he doesn’t get injured. Xavi explained that the team is doing “load control work, gym work” and that Dembele has “changed his mind and he is happy.” The coach also added that Dembele “feels loved and happy and that’s important” and he gives him confidence and he has been delighted with him since the first day. The team is taking extra care to make sure that he stays fit and healthy throughout the season.
The coach also mentioned that the team’s midfield options are also strong and versatile. The midfielders can play as wingers and this gives the team more options to choose from. This can be a huge advantage for the team in the upcoming season. The coach is happy with the squad and he believes that they have the potential to achieve success in the upcoming season.
Overall, Xavi’s statements showcase his confidence in the team’s current attacking options and his belief in the versatility and potential of players like Balde, Alba, Roberto, Fati, and Dembele to lead the team’s success in the upcoming season.