Barcelona sporting director Anderson Luis de Souza 'Deco' He stated, after the changes to the list for the game against Belgian Antwerp, that “the calls are up to the master (Xavi Hernndez)” and that no one at the club “agreed anything with him”.

Decorative statementsshortly before the match, they arrived after the Catalan coach changed the squad, from one day to the next, to include Robert Lewandowski, Ilkay Gndogan and Ronald Araujo – finally discarded today – so that they could travel to Antwerp to face the last duel of the Champions League groups.

“There has been a change of plans regarding travel and we decided that everyone should travel”, explained the former Barça footballer in statements to Movistar+, adding that “it is a subject that was discussed for management reasons”.