Pedri returned to training at the club’s training ground before the new La Liga season kicks off on Sunday. He made 73 appearances last season representing 4,996 minutes. He is expected to be named on the bench in the opening match as Ronald Koeman needs him rest to prevent injury.
The 18-year-old won the silver medal after losing 2-1 to Brazil in the Olympic final in Tokyo. Which in this match must be duel until 120 minutes of extra time.
Last season was his first season with Barcelona. At just 18, he played 4,996 minutes or 73 games. Last season with Barcelona, Spain at the Euros. And the Spain U23 national team in Tokyo, he spent only five days of rest before reporting back to train with the team.
With a form of play that is outstanding beyond his age. He was entrusted by Barca boss Ronald Koeman to be a key figure in midfield alongside Frankie Dejon, pushing several senior players into the bench. Not only in Barça In the Spanish national team led by Luis Enrique, he has been a key figure throughout the Euro 2020 tournament. Including the Spanish national team U23 as well.
He also said of Messi’s departure, saying: “From all the experiences I had in the last year, Playing alongside him was the most incredible. I am proud to learn every day from the best footballers.”
“Leo, I’m going to keep the things that we’ve been traveling with all along. Have fun with your new journey. Thank you for everything.”