Barcelona cemented their place in the top four with a win against Celta Vigo in midweek, and have the chance to hold on to the second place with as little as a draw against Getafe tomorrow.
The game is set to take place at the Coliseum Alfonso Perez in the capital of Spain, and is of utmost importance to the Madrid outfit. Points against Barcelona tomorrow can officially save them from relegation.
Ahead of the clash, Barça Universal follows Xavi’s pre-game press conference in this thread below.
On the game: “We will try to take another step forward tomorrow. Tomorrow we will try and create chances, and eventually win.”
On Ronald Araujo’s participation: “He wants to play tomorrow, which means a lot to us. He fainted for a moment in the Celta game, but it will depend on his feelings.”
On Barcelona’s plan next season: “As a coach I will take the responsibility for making decisions and communicating them to the management. Things depend on our economic situation, in a few days we will know better about it, and then we will start planning for next season.”
On Frenkie de Jong’s future: “He’s an important player for me, and he started every ame except for a few due to rotations. But it depends on the economic situation. For me, Frenkie could be one of the club legends.”
On the ‘untouchables’ in the squad: “There are some, absolutely. But we have to determine that after knowing our economic condition.”
On fans’ expectations from the transfer window: “I’m an optimist. I think the team has to be competitive. We didn’t manage to compete at a high level this season, but next season we have to fight for trophies.”
On Alvaro Morata’s transfer links: “I understand these questions, but I will not answer any questions about player who are not in the team, it doesn’t help us. If you want to talk about Frenkie, please ask.