He has been criticized like few others at Camp Nou this season, and not always for no reason. His two goals against Osasuna though, gave his coach the… perfect pass to ‘defend’ him, while at the same time acknowledging that he’s not even near his 100%.
Beyond the two goals, Andre has incredible potential. I can say it a thousand times but he is still criticized a lot
Luis Enrique told beIN Sports after Barcelona’s 7-1 over Osasuna, talking about Andre Gomes.
He can play in different positions. He is using 30 per cent of his capacity, so imagine him at 100 per cent
Barcelona’s coach said, before digging deeper into what he feels has been the Portuguese midfielder’s biggest issue this season;
He needs to improve on the mental aspect but he is in the best club to do it
Luis Enrique thinks. The Blaugrana threw a party at Camp Nou hosting Osasuna, but a couple of hours later Real Madrid won as well, so they again have the same points, with ‘Los Blancos’ having a game in hand as well. Does Enrique expect Malaga to beat Real Madrid on the last day of the season, if that’s what Barcelona need to win the La Liga title? His answer was indirect but clear;
If my grandmother had wheels, she would be a bicycle
the Barcelona coach said, knowing that Madrid legend Michel is Malaga’s coach, whatever that means…