Xavi Hernandez has insisted plainly that the 33-year-old left-back, Jordi Alba, is still important to Barcelona, both the talent and experience of the player.
Barcelona coach Xavi Hernandez has confirmed that Jordi Alba is still part of the Azul Grana squad. The club have reportedly agreed to let the player join Inter Milan on loan before the summer transfer window closes. But the 33-year-old left-back has denied a move from Spotify Camp Nou, according to Deerio Sport on Friday.
Alba has been left out of the bench for Alejandro Valde after the 18-year-old left-back has started in the last two games, while Barcelona are set to sign full-back Marcos Alonso. The Spaniard has terminated his contract with Chelsea, becoming a free agent ufabet.
‘Jordy is part of the team. He will help us and he will be important. He will be the key with his experience. His veteran player status and his abilities He is one of the team captains. I’m glad to have him Of course he will play. There will be opportunities for everyone The person who plays the best will play. with fairness We’re not looking at the age or the number of champions.’
‘I want Jordi Alba here, as a captain, as a person, I have a good relationship with him, he is the leader, he will help whether he plays or not. His commitment to the club is extraordinary.’
‘Last year we had Sergi Roberto, (Serginho) Dest, Dani (Alves) and we managed that. This year, the competitive calendar is in greater demand. We may change the system as we move forward, Marcos can play different positions, Valde is a versatile player for different formations,’ Xavi said.