Barcelona take a small, yet narratively large, step towards leaving behind the now infamous Champions League loss to Bayern Munich. Barca kick off their 2020-2021 Champions League schedule with a match against Ferencváros at the Camp Nou.
Neto spoke at Barca’s press conference this week to chat about the match. He first discussed the overall narrative around how important the fixture is.
“We are looking forward to a great start in this edition of the Champions League. We’re enthusiastic and want to prove ourselves tomorrow.”
“It’s an important match. We need a good result because we also know the importance of winning at home. This is the Champions League and the whole team are looking forward to starting.”
He then talked about Ronald Koeman and the big names at Barcelona.
“I am very happy for Coutinho, but also for me and the team. It’s great to have a friend like him with me on the staff again, and he is also helping us all with his quality. He is proving his level. He has returned very motivated and very strong. He will give us a lot because we know his potential.”
“Koeman’s adaptation to Barça has been quick. We are all looking for results and the important thing is that each player gives everything and is committed to following his ideas.
“I see Griezmann well, as always. We know what this profession is like and sometimes things get better and sometimes worse, but I see him happy and working in training. He will surely bring us many things.”
Barca need to bounce back after losing to Getafe at the weekend but have a formidable home record in the Champions League and are hot favorites for this one.