Riqui Puig: "De Jong has a lot of talent, he will give many joys"

The young pearl of Barcelona declared: "I belong to Barcelona B, if they give me a chance in the first team it will be welcome".


Puig visited the Campus Nike in the Principality of Andorra. He did not attend the media, but he did respond to the questions of the participants of the campus.

The player from Matadepera, who is about to turn 20, made his debut with the first team on December 5 in a game of Copa del Rey against the Cultural Leonesa. In the last matches, with the team of Ernesto Valverde league champion, he could enjoy more minutes with the first team. It is one of the great hopes of the Barca youth team.

Riqui Puig, who will most likely be at the beginning of the preseason with Ernesto Valverde, said about one of the star signings of the Barcelona team, Frenkie de Jong: a very talented player, Barça style and that can give us many joys to the culés ".

The questions were not very tendentious, but the day of the debut with the first team is very present. "When I was little I wanted to play in the first team and when I did it was an impressive joy. At the time of the debut there was the reward for effort and sacrifice" , said.

Also talked about what it means to play with Leo Messi "It is an incentive to play with him and show that you can do it."

Riqui Puig is seen in the second team, Barcelona B, next season. "I belong to this template and if you give me an opportunity in the first team, welcome always be" .

Not seen, at this moment, in another team. "I liked Barça a lot and I hope I stayed here for many years," he said.

He also referred to who he sees as a benchmark in his position: "Xavi Hernández, Iniesta and also Pirlo." And when he has to talk about styles of play, he knows categorically which one he likes the most: "I like Barça, like Manchester City, Girona or Ajax, do I like how Liverpool plays? not because I prefer another type of game since I am more of the touch and the tiki-taca ".



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