Riqui Puig has been one of the proper names of last weekend after Ronald Koeman announced that he did not have him. First he was out of the Gamper call in which they were imposed on Elche, to later confess that he did not have him due to great competitiveness in your position and that the best thing was to go out in search of minutes.
However, the Matapedrera footballer seems to have cared little about the predisposition of his coach and is clear that he wants to succeed as a Barça player. According to SPORT, the great jewel of the quarry He has no intention of leaving the Camp Nou and wants to fight for minutes with Barça.
This has been made known to him by his father and representative to FC Barcelona, with whom he has met on Monday afternoon to let them know Puig’s decision not to go on loan to stay and convince Koeman.
Riqui was one of the most exciting players in the final stretch of last season and one of the few that excite in Barcelona. However, the competition by Pjanic, Busquets, Aleñá or De Jong; and the new tactical system of the Dutchman with a 4-2-3-1, in which he does not see the youth squad neither in the double pivot nor in the playmaker, they greatly complicate the presence of the midfielder.