Very hard! A former Barcelona defended Lenglet and criticized the dressing room: “You are alone”

Lenglet is one of the most criticized defenders in Barcelona after the draw against Cádiz. The Frenchman, who committed the foul that ended in the goal of the ‘yellow submarine’ is in the eye of the storm after the poor performance ‘culé’. In this context, Jeremy Mathieu He went out to bank his compatriot and fired at the ‘Blaugrana’ dressing room, ensuring that “you are alone”.

The Frenchman recalled his time in Barcelona in an interview with RAC1 and criticized the locker room attitudes. «At Barça it was Xavi or Cesc who spoke to you after a mistake to tell you that nothing was happening, that you would do better next time and things like that. They speak to you positively. It is true that this is a bit lacking in the Barça dressing room, you have to learn that it works like this, that you are a bit lonely, but nothing happens, you have to train more than anyone else and that’s it, “said the former defender.

Despite criticism, the 37-year-old ex-footballer did not dare to comment on the current Barcelona dressing room. «It is not known what the dressing room is like inside Barça. I felt a little lonely in the Barça dressing room, nobody is with you, for me it is not club football. Everybody kills him, it’s part of football. You have to be the most positive to turn the situation around ”, he declared.

In this sense, he compared the situation of Lenglet with the one that Mathieu had to live in his own flesh. “I had a bad time last year, I had the feeling that because of me he lost in Turin (2016-17 Champions League quarter-finals), they killed me, but I understand that eleven play in football. But I am strong in the head, nothing happens and I went to enjoy Sporting, “he analyzed.

Finally, he referred to the generational change that is approaching in Barcelona. «The generational change is difficult, it is difficult to look for an important piece, it is a complicated job. Barça has been looking for a central defender to help Piqué for a long time, but looking at last year I don’t know if something else needs to be changed. He has given a lot to the club and it is difficult to change these players, “he concluded.

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