Xavi’s Criticism of Lamine Yamal and His Comparison to Messi: A Blunt Assessment

    Barcelona first team coach Xavi Hernandez said: “There are moments in the match when you can tell that Lamin Yamal is 16 years old.

    Barça is preparing to face Sevilla tomorrow at 22:00 Cairo and Mecca time in the eighth round of the Spanish Premier League.

    Xavi expressed his opinion on comparing Lamine Yamal with Messi

    Javi Hernandez

    Xavi added: “Football is played with the ball and without it Lamin tries his best and that’s why I always say we have to protect him. He’s a happy young man with a lot of talent.”

    He continued: “We treat him as a person who is only 16 years old and we are very close to him and we see that he is very good in training and he will face Sergio Ramos and Navas, two competitive players who are both 36 years. years.

    He continued: “Comparing Lamin Yamal with Lionel Messi is a good example, and we should take Rijkaard’s management with Leo as an example. He was injured at the beginning and we must treat Yamal with caution.”

    He concluded: “Lamin Yamal must be handled with great care, but with the understanding that he will help the team as the season progresses and he is comfortable in two-way confrontations. We must look for him and develop him, as in the case of Usman.” Dembele or Lionel Messi.

    Xavi and Lamin Yamal

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