Xavi and the comparison of Messi with a Barcelona player

Coach Culé gave a press conference prior to the duel against Athletic Bilbao and referred to La Pulga.

After removal of PSG from Champions League, the future of Lionel Messi it is uncertain, since it must decide if it will renew its link with the Parisian entity. In the midst of this unknown, Xavi Hernandez, coach of Barcelonahe referred to the Flea.

At the press conference prior to the next match against Athletic de Bilbao this Sunday, the coach of the Blaugrana team mentioned Lewandowski for a phrase that he had said and assured: “Soccer has changed. With Robert I talk a lot about football. I would compare him with people like Ronaldinho or Messi.”.

Then he added: “He is the natural leader and everyone is growing around him. We talk a lot. 10 years ago he wasn’t that fast or that physical. Before, football was slower and more controllable. Few teams pressured you high, they gave you the ball. Totally agree, but this does not change our idea of ​​football“.

The center forward will be part of the team again after recovering from a biceps overload, which led him to miss the last two games. During the week, he trained alongside his teammates and that is why it is believed that DT could count on him in a key duel to continue keeping his distance from his pursuer. Real Madrid.

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