Xavi warns Barcelona of potential “catastrophe” against Girona
Currently leading the La Liga table with four points, three points clear of the second-placed Real Madrid, Barcelona's manager believes it will be a catastrophe if Barca do not win their next La Liga game.
Ahead of their Saturday game against Girona,Xavi Hernandez
emphasized on the importance of getting all three points, telling reporters: "
You have to beat Girona. This is Barca.
"This is the Barca environment, I know it very well. If we don't win tomorrow, it will be a catastrophe.
"Try to win it because it will be a difficult match. Michel [Girona head coach] has said that they have nothing to lose and we will come out with pressure because we want to win LaLiga."
Amid interest from Paris Saint-Germain, Xavi hopes to keep
at Barcelona with the Frenchman being involved in 15 goals with Barcelona in all competitions this season.
"Ousmane is an important player, someone who makes a difference.
"It's difficult to find these kind of players. For me, he's a key player. Ousmane knows it, the club knows it.
"He has changed his mentality and I hope to have him here for many more years."
Despite their narrow win over Real Sociedad in Copa del Rey on Wednesday, Xavi believes his team has improved a lot from last season.
"I am worried about not finishing them [close games]. Many things have to be improved
"We have to value how we were last year and how we are now. There are things to improve, obviously, but I think we are in a very good moment of form and it should be valued."
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