Xavi doubling down on Ferran Torres bet


Xavi doubling down on Ferran Torres bet

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Ferran Torres is one of the players whose name has been most talked about as a hypothetical departure. However, nothing could be further from the truth. Ferran will remain at FC Barcelona next season, unless the script changes unexpectedly.

Ferran Torres spoke face to face with Xavi Hernández before the end of the campaign. The player arrived at Barça in the winter market of the 2021-22 season, mainly because he was a personal bet of the Barça coach.

The striker left a winning and forward-looking project like Manchester City to join a ship that offered many uncertainties. Barça was in a very bad situation in La Liga and eliminated from the Champions League. They needed reinforcements and Ferran turned to Barça when he heard about their offer and the coach's intentions.

A year and a half later, Ferran Torres is questioned and positioned as one of the players who could leave in the summer. Against this backdrop, Xavi and Ferran spoke. The player conveyed his desire to continue and earn a place as one of the squad. Xavi, aware that he had been decisive in his arrival, took up the gauntlet and promised to give him the option to fight for playing time.

The Barça coach has continued to count on Ferran Torres in recent matches, alternating starts or coming on in the second half, and has not spoken to him again to communicate a change of criteria.

Therefore, pending a new move by the coach, the striker has gone on holiday with the intention of resting and preparing for another season in a Barça shirt.

Ferran has not considered listening to any offers, nor has FC Barcelona presented him with any. His challenge is to prove that he has the level to play for the Blaugrana and to help make the competitive leap that Xavi Hernandez has asked for with the arrival of reinforcements.

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