01 April 2012

Zubizarreta: "We are fortunate to have two football coaches as Guardiola and Bielsa"

The professional football director of Barça praised Barca coach and Athletic Bilbao and acknowledged that the Basque side has some interesting players.

Andoni Zubizarreta spared no praise on Saturday to praise Pep Guardiola and Marcelo Bielsa before television cameras to the rest of the match between Barcelona and Athletic Bilbao.

"I think we both teach us to enjoy and live football with this intensity and this form of play. It is fortunate to have these two football coaches with that mentality of watching football and also explain and explain," held .

The director of professional football of Barça called the Basque side as "an extraordinary team." "It's the teams that you sit before the television knowing that you'll have fun. Also connects with the intensity of the history of the Athletic. I feel proud," he added.

In this sense, 'Zubi' threw balls out to assess whether some players of interest to Barça Athletic or not, as is the case of Javi Martínez and Fernando Llorente. "We have not talked to Javi Martínez. It's a great player who has lots of resources. We follow all the players who are good". "Athletic have players who would be attractive to any computer in the world," to settle the debate.

Zubizarreta also continued the discourse on options azulgrana regain the lead. "We must win our game and add all sides until end of season. In this club there is no party that is irrelevant," he said.

'Zubi', which held that the first goal azulgrana, Andrés Iniesta "has stuck with the soul," held firm to assess the future of Guardiola at Barça. "We must remain calm," he said. (via SPORT)