Barcelona head coach Xavi has heaped reward on younger midfielder Gavi, insisting that his potential is limitless.
Gavi, who is simply 17 years outdated, has been one of many shiny sparks in a dismal Barça season, impressing in a Blaugrana shirt and forcing his means into Luis Enrique’s Spain squad.
He continued his scorching begin to the 2021/22 season with a vital objective and help in a 3-2 win over Elche at Camp Nou on Saturday night, and head coach Xavi was joyful to wax lyrical concerning the younger expertise he has at his disposal.
“The best way [Gavi] performs the sport is spectacular and he has ambition and character”, Xavi stated post-game, by way of Marca.
“He’s the way forward for this membership. However not solely him, additionally [Ronald] Araujo, [Alex] Balde, Nico [Gonzalez], [Ez] Abde. They’re the way forward for the workforce and the membership. They’re a improbable technology.
“They’re the way forward for the workforce and the membership. They’re a improbable technology. At that age I used to be scared, however they’re great.
“Gavi is a distinction maker and I’m delighted to have him, however I don’t need to evaluate him to anybody. He has no ceiling.”
Barcelona moved as much as seventh in La Liga’s desk following the late victory in opposition to Elche, and could possibly be inside simply three factors of a Champions League spot by the tip of this matchday whereas additionally retaining a recreation in hand on a few of their rivals.
Actual Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti insisted his aspect are not one of those rivals earlier this week. Los Blancos stay 15 factors away from the Blaugrana and sit comfortably high of the desk, with only one league loss to their title because the Italian’s return.