Xavi: Messi will be even better in the Premier League
Agen Online – More than a few have questioned the performance of Lionel Messi when playing in the Premier League. But according to Xavi Hernandez, his teammate will only be great if grazing in the UK.
Since his debut with Barcelona in 2004, Messi evolved into the most feared striker in the world. Argentine soccer star brought tens Barca won the championship title and won the award for best player of the world four times in a row.
At age 27, Messi is on the verge of another record-breaking as the top scorer of all time La Liga. Currently, only Messi is the record for most goals by Telmo Zarra owned (251 goals).
However, Messi is not uncommon ‘challenged’ when playing outside of Spain. In the Premier League, for example, the game of football is harder and faster. Xavi thinks playing there will not diminish the greatness of Messi, instead he would be ‘mad’.
“I think he would be better off in the Premier League because there are not too defensive,” senior midfielder Barcelona‘s value in an interview with BBC Sport.
“When defending against Barcelona, they (the English clubs) playing on the base 1 vs 1, persist with passion, with a lot of energy. But Leo will be able to find more space in La Liga.”