“I take into account myself a born chief, whether or not I’m a captain or not”

The defender of the FC Barcelona Ronald Araujo trusts in a great season the one which comes, with reinforcements and a transparent demand within the League of Champions, on the similar time that he sees himself once more as a “chief” whether or not he’s captain or not after the departure of Sergio Busquets and Jordi Alba.

“I’m joyful to be right here for another pre-season,” Barca’s ‘4’ mentioned this Thursday, to the media who had traveled to the US, on the identical pitch because the Memorial Coliseum, after the primary coaching session in Los Angeles.

The Uruguayan central defender was requested about that choice of being captain. “I really feel essential. We already noticed final season, and this time I need to assist the staff to signal a greater season than final 12 months, particularly in Europe,” he mentioned.

“It’s all the time a satisfaction that this chance could be given, however it’s one thing that his teammates select. I take into account myself a pacesetter no matter whether or not I put on the ribbon or not. I take into account myself a born chief,” he added.

Araujo didn’t hesitate to discuss with the Champions League, speaking concerning the new season they’re getting ready. “I feel now we have to go step-by-step and be humble, know the place we come from. We’ll struggle for the Champions League. We’ve got an important staff and we need to compete in all competitions,” he mentioned.

Alternatively, the Barcelona defender referred to the signings, particularly the one who might be his new companion on the again, Inigo Martinez. “They’re three essential gamers, with numerous filming and who may help. I hope they be part of us and I’m positive they’ll contribute. They’ve expertise. We all know their high quality and so they have numerous expertise, though they haven’t been capable of practice but,” he completed.