Updated: 06/02/2020 18:05
Related news Andrés Iniesta has been a benchmark in Barcelona and you always have to listen to his opinions. The manchego, now in Japan, has come to the defense of Arturo Vidal criticized for the Barca environment, who does not accept his style of play in the midfield of Barcelona. This reason has been the priority for the club to have placed him on the market and try to lower some incorporations including him as a currency in a transfer. Iniesta has praised him in an interview on the Chilean Soccer Channel, has defended the virtues of the footballer and has pointed out that the style of the teams must change. "He's a great player, I'm not going to find out now. It is a fundamental piece in the teams he has been in and in the national team, "he wanted to make clear. Iniesta wanted to demystify the grandiloquence of the Barça style and that only a series of players can defend the Barcelona shirt. « There are many opinions about the style of Barça but a great player like him obviously has a place. He has shown it and has always contributed his qualities, "said the midfielder, who runs away from any comparison. In addition, for the manchego, the physical contribution of the Chilean is key in current football and considers that the team of Quique Setién can benefit. «Arturo travels a lot of field. It reaches high and is behind. He associates well and is a very physically strong player ”, he points out. In addition, the Chilean's technical quality stands out, which has allowed him to play in the best teams in Europe, such as Bayer Leverkusen, Juventus or Bayern Munich: «He is very gifted to play for a team like Barcelona. The groups have to look for the variability . ”Iniesta also gave his opinion on other Chileans with whom he agreed in Barcelona. One of them was Claudio Bravo the goalkeeper who came from Real Sociedad for 12 million euros and who had to leave before the emergence of Ter Stegen which ended up taking away his ownership : «He left a great memory in the seasons in which he was. It was a wall », he explained. He also praised Alexis Sánchez who played at the Camp Nou between 2011 and 2014. "He is a striker who has splendid qualities in one-on-one and is physically very fast," he commented of the attacker, who He now plays for Inter after three years at Arsenal and another at Manchester City.