Xavi speaks again about Dembele being whistled

18 Feb 2022 | 04:26 | Football

 Witnessing Ousmane Dembele being whistled by Barca fans, Xavi Hernandez spoke up.

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Barca fans whistled Ousmane Dembele after he came on from the bench during the second half of their Europa League match against Napoli. Although Xavi Hernandez has expressed his desire for Barca fans to stop this move, they are still against the star born in 1997. 

However, after witnessing Dembele’s positive performance against Napoli, the Cules changed their attitude. After the match, Xavi shared about this issue:

 

The fans didn’t listen to me, but eventually the whistles turned into applause . They booed Dembele but in the end, everything changed. The good thing is that the mocking moves on. into a post-match tribute.”
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 Xavi shared about Dembele being whistled.

Xavi also expressed disappointment at the 1-1 draw and emphasized that his side deserved a comfortable victory at Camp Nou:

“Now I’m sad because it makes me angry that Barca missed so many chances because this is a game that needs to be won. I have to say that the team needs to master everything in the next match in Italy. We played good games for days and when we play like this we win more than we lose.”