27 January 2012

Zubizarreta: "Guardiola has not told me whether to continue or not"

Barca sporting director has "a perception that is within the project".
'Zubi' has prioritized the cantera rather than to seek reinforcements from outside: "The first market is ours".


Andoni Zubizarreta , sporting director of FC Barcelona , has said in an interview with the program 'El club de la mitjanit' of Catalunya Radio that does not yet know if Pep Guardiola with Barça renewed.

"Pep has not told me whether to continue or not" , said the former goalkeeper before ensuring that it has "the perception that it is within the project" . Zubizarreta has even joked about if the time in which the wish to renew Santpedor "may cross the 60 meters that separate it from my office" , but has made ​​clear that "up to June 29 have time."

Given the numerous injuries that are affecting the first team, azulgrana sports director wanted to prioritize the players that are in the cantera rather than to seek reinforcements from outside. "At home we have very good players, is our primary market" , has said 'Zubi'.

About the Clásico last Wednesday, in which they qualified for the semifinals of the Copa del Rey , has acknowledged that "we saw an excellent version of Real Madrid" but that the Barça "knew how to compete" .

The next opponent in the Copa , the Valencia , Zubizarreta Unai Emery has stressed that "whenever we face a very complicated games like chess games with Pep" , something the former goalkeeper has described as "wonderful" . (via MD)