Since the barca and the Selection they squeezed him badly in the 2020-21 season, where in addition to playing 52 official matches with the Barça club, he participated in the eurocup and swallowed like bonus track the Tokyo Games at just 18 years old, Pedri is a player with injury problems. Fundamental to Xavi and for the future of the team Louis of the Sourcethe best news of the return to work of the barca This Monday was seeing Pedri happy and smiling along with Raphinha or Araújo, who has become one of the leaders of the dressing room and ‘approved’ his medical examination.
Pedro played his last game on May 14 in Cornella. It didn’t take much more. It was exhibited and the barca conquered before the Spanish his League number 27. But the Canarian magician, who had injured the rectus femoris of his right leg in the first leg of the playoff for access to the round of 16 europa league before him unitedrelapsed. Xaviwith good judgment due to the player’s history, did not want to force. Pedro He did not play again last season and did not travel with the Selection to the Nations League. He barca convinced the EFF that the player needed to rest so as not to repeat the nonsense of the Games. Since then, and in just two seasons, Pedri has been out for 307 days with muscle injuries in both legs and has missed 48 games, too many for such a young player despite the fact that he himself has denied on several occasions that these mishaps have to do with the excesses of his first season in the super elite.
Pedro He is not another player for him barca. On the pitch, he is Xavi’s right eye, who considers him the best prepared player to interpret the football he wants.
Busquets’ goodbye will double the role of Pedro, who next season will be seen in some games at the beginning of the play, somewhat further back, and in his preferred position, that of midfielder. Pedri is also the favorite of the barca in the box Despite the fact that he did not sign him (his arrival from him was a job of Ramon Planes in the Bartomeu era) laporta He considers him the franchise player of the project with views. With a contract until 2026, the barca pampers their physical evolution so that they stop the injuries.