Pedri has been having a chat with Barcelona during lockdown and has been talking about what he can bring to Quique Setien’s side.
The 17-year-old will join in the summer from Segunda Division side Las Palmas and was asked about his style of play.
Here’s what he’s had to say:
“I am a player who likes to pass the ball a lot and have the ball as well. I have to improve in front of goal,” he said.
“I think I can bring my dribbling to Barça, I always try even if it does not always work. Above all I like to pass and move, something Barça do a lot.”
“I have always enjoyed playing football. If you enjoy yourself with the ball then you don’t need motivation. I am very competitive, I don’t like losing on the PlayStation.
“The day of my debut I felt most pressure. I lost the ball twice but thanks to the support of the fans I came through it and everything went well.”
Source | FC Barcelona
Pedri also said he was “most looking forward to meeting Messi” and also revealed Andres Iniesta has been his role model, but he has also been influenced by Michael Laudrup and Pedro.
The teenager had made 27 appearances for Pepe Mel’s side in 2019-20, scoring three times, before the competition was suspended. Mel has tipped Pedri to go on and become “a superstar” at Barca.