Pedri had told Barcelona to give Xavi everything they’ve got until the end of the season when Xavi will step down from his role as first-team coach.
The Catalan giants got back to winning ways on Wednesday, beating Osasuna 1-0 in the team’s first game since Xavi’s shock announcement that he’ll be leaving.
Pedri says it’s been a weird week for the players but they are going to do all they can to ensure Xavi signs off on a high.
“It is a week that is not normal. It is the coach’s decision. We are going to give everything for him until the end. He has helped us all a lot and we have to give everything for him and for the team,” he said.
“We knew that these are his last games as a coach and we have to come out with even more enthusiasm than before and give him victories until the end of the season.
“I think Vitor gives us a lot of rhythm, he has a goal, he is going to contribute a lot to us. He constantly throws off the markers and that is essential for midfielders.
“The League is complicated but I have seen worse things that have been turned around. We are going to try to continue adding three at a time and see if those at the top fail.”
Barca’s win over Osasuna brought a first goal for Vitor Roque, a rare clean sheet and some much-needed confidence. Up next for Barcelona is a trip to Alaves on Saturday evening.