December 3, 2023

The defender of the FC Barcelona Ronald Araujo trusts in a great season the one which comes, with reinforcements and a transparent demand within the League of Champions, on the similar time that he sees himself once more as a “chief” whether or not he’s captain or not after the departure of Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba.

“I’m glad to be right here for yet one more pre-season,” Barca’s ‘4’ mentioned this Thursday, to the media who had traveled to america, on the identical pitch because the Memorial Coliseum, after the primary coaching session in Los Angeles.

The Uruguayan central defender was requested about that choice of being captain. “I really feel vital. We already noticed final season, and this time I wish to assist the crew to signal a greater season than final yr, particularly in Europe,” he mentioned.

“It’s at all times a pleasure that this risk will be given, however it’s one thing that his teammates select. I take into account myself a frontrunner no matter whether or not I put on the ribbon or not. I take into account myself a born chief,” he added.

Araujo didn’t hesitate to seek advice from the Champions League, speaking concerning the new season they’re getting ready. “I feel we’ve to go step-by-step and be humble, know the place we come from. We are going to combat for the Champions League. We have now an important crew and we wish to compete in all competitions,” he mentioned.

Then again, the Barcelona defender referred to the signings, particularly the one who may very well be his new companion on the again, Inigo Martinez. “They’re three vital gamers, with lots of filming and who may also help. I hope they be a part of us and I’m certain they’ll contribute. They’ve expertise. We all know their high quality and so they have lots of expertise, though they haven’t been in a position to prepare but,” he completed.