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Xavi labels Barcelona star a ‘genius’ after Napoli triumph

Xavi labels Barcelona star a ‘genius’ after Napoli triumph

 

Barcelona boss Xavi Hernandez was fast to single one usually under-appreciated member of his squad out for particular reward this night, on the again of the membership’s assembly with Italian giants SSC Napoli.

The participant in query? Frenkie de Jong.

Dutch worldwide de Jong, in fact the goal of standard criticism on the a part of the Blaugrana devoted throughout the marketing campaign up to now, was afforded his newest begin in the course of the park on Thursday.

And the previous Ajax star went on to take full benefit of the chance, shining all through proceedings in Naples, and even managing to chip in along with his facet’s 2nd of the evening in sensible style:

In flip, as alluded to above, Xavi was fast to disclose his delight with de Jong on the again of the full-time whistle.

After being drawn on his facet’s spectacular show, the Barcelona boss went so far as to label de Jong ‘a genius’, who, this night, was ‘actually actually wonderful’:

Auba amongst the objectives

The objective netted by their midfield standout really got here as simply certainly one of 4 objectives racked up by Barcelona on the Stadio Diego Armando Maradona on Thursday.

Additionally on the right track towards Napoli had been all of Jordi Alba, Gerard Pique and, for the fourth time in two video games, January addition Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang:

Barca, in flip, maintain their hopes of Europa League alive, amid an more and more encouraging latest uptick in type.

 

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