Concerning the Prohibition of Recruiting “Former”, Puyol About Xavi
Carles Puyol opposes the opinion of former Barcelona team-mate Xavi Hernandez regarding the transfer policy for La Blaugrana’s team-mate management Agen Sbobet.
Previously, Xavi stated that Barcelona do not need to recruit players who had left the club. The narrative refers to Gerard Deulofeu returning to Camp Nou in the summer of 2017.
Last year, Barcelona also did the same for Denis Suarez who look impressive with Villarreal.
Only, according to Puyol, Xavi suggestions could be harmful with Barcelona. Because, a number of players who leave Barcelona, it often appear impressive in other clubs.
“If there is a chance to recruit Gerard Pique, one of the best defenders in the world, and you do not do it because he got away, it was a mistake,” Puyol said.
“You also have to analyze the reason he left, but this is just my opinion, I still appreciate Xavi’s view,” he said.
Pique is the most successful example of a number of Barcelona players who returned after a chance to leave. He spent four years with Manchester United.
Returning to Barcelona, the 30-year-old won a number of prestigious titles, including four Champions League trophies and six La Liga Primera Liga titles, Spanish League’s first caste.
Interestingly again, Pique had spent five years with Xavi as a teammate in Barcelona. Both melakoni 311 matches together.