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I have to be Pedri, not Iniesta - Barca star claimed

Wed 24 March 2021 | 8:53

The Barca star could experience his first national game for Spain.

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's young star Pedri is happy to be invited to the Spanish national team, but played down being compared to Andres Iniesta.

18-year-old Pedri has been invited to the Spanish national team for the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. He previously played for the under-17 and under-21 teams and now has the opportunity to play in the main team as well. Now the young Barca star claimed he was very happy to be in the Spanish national team.

“I have to be Pedri,” he replied when asked about the comparison between him and Former Barcelona midfielder. “It’s an honour to be compared to Andres Iniesta."

“From the first day they’ve treated me very well," he added, referring to his new colleagues with Spain. “Knowing Jordi [Alba], Busi [Sergio Busquets] and the U21 teammates makes everything easier. I like Luis Enrique’s style of play a lot.

"I hope to learn and adapt well to contribute as much as possible to the national team.”

 


source: SportMob