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Takefusa Kubo? A player I have loved since my youth days at Barcelona.”
Xavi Hernandez FC Barcelona coach mentioned opponent Japanese national striker Kubo at a press conference held one 메이저사이트 day before the quarterfinal match between Real Sociedad and Copa del Rey (Spain King’s Cup) kicking off at Camp Nou on the 26th at 5:00 am (hereinafter referred to as Korean time). did.
According to Barça Universal, a Barcelona newsletter, Xavi included Gubo while commenting on the opponent’s key players. He said, “Gubo is a differentiated and powerful player,” and “strong in one-on-one situations.”
Kubo, who grew up at La Masia, a youth club in Barcelona, returned to Japan for violating FIFA rules and debuted as a professional at FC Tokyo in 2017. Afterwards, he re-entered Spain through Real Madrid in the summer of 2019 and gained first-team experience on loan in Mallorca, Villarreal, and Getafe. Last summer, he completely transferred to Real Sosaedad and is playing. He has 3 goals in 15 appearances in La Liga this season. In particular, he was responsible for the team’s winning goal against Athletic Bilbao on the 15th, leading to a 2-1 victory.
Director Xabi said that he recognized Gubo’s talent from before. He said, “I have always liked Gubo since he was in the Barcelona youth team. We’ll have to keep an eye on him,” he said. “He’s full of confidence and he’s been scoring lately.”