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The young Spaniard Riqui Puig assures that he is happy at the LA Galaxy and also does not miss FC Barcelonadespite the fact that he confessed to following all the matches of the Barça team. The statements were made in an exclusive interview with the EFE agency.
“At first it was really hard for me because I was in a hotel and when you’re in a hotel it’s more difficult to adapt to the city and everything in general. Now that I have been in a house since January I am very comfortable. At the moment I don’t miss Barcelona, which is saying a lot“, the midfielder reiterated in the aforementioned interview with EFE.
“Also, every month my parents, my girlfriend or my brothers come to visit me. The truth is that right now I am very happy“Riqui Puig continued.
The chances of winning MLS with the LA Galaxy
Riqui Puig believes that the LA Galaxy is prepared to win the MLS this year and to do so they have the necessary elements to succeed, also highlighting their winning mentality, with which they were trained since their years at FC Barcelona. “I think that in all positions we have very interesting players and some have also played in Europe for many years. That makes them have much more experience in the way of competing, in the way of having that grit in difficult moments.“, he continued recounting in the aforementioned interview with the EFE agency.
“Winning the MLS is the main objective for the group and also for me. I come from a winning club and I don’t see anything other than winning“, pointed out the former FC Barcelona.
The revenge against LAFC and the future of Julián Araujo at FC Barcelona
Questioned about the thirst for revenge that the team may have against their neighbors LAFC, who eliminated them last season and against whom they will also debut next Saturday in the first Traffic Classic of the season, He assured that revenge is not the word, but that they do expect a sports rematch to take place.
“I think we can hit the table. He is a great match and even more so to start this league“, said.
Finally, he was questioned about Julián Araujo and his new destination at FC Barcelona, he confessed that he advised him and that it was a good time to live this dream career. “Araujo is a player who can give Barcleona a lot. He goes into space a lot, he has a lot of depth and, since Barcelona plays with very deep full-backs, he can come in handy“, said.
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