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The Barcelona players have made an important decision. Robert Lewandowski remained in the shadow of the football nona

Marc-André ter Stegen joined F.C.B In July 2014. At first, he was a substitute for Claudio Bravo, but when he left for Manchester City in the summer of 2016, he became the main one. A goal keeper Catalans.

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Barcelona has a new vice-captain. The choice fell on Marc-Andre ter Stegen

Currently, the German is one of the players who can boast of the longest tenure in the club. This led to his selection as one of the vice-captains of the team, Xavi announced in the pre-match press conference with Espanyol. “He is the best choice because of his experience and his position in the dressing room,” he said. According to the Spanish “AS”, the decision was made based on the vote of the players, and he was also among the candidates. Robert Lewandowski.

The current captain of the Catalan team is Sergio Busquets. His vice presidents are Sergi Roberto and Jordi Alba, and until recently it was also Gerard Pique, but a few weeks ago he decided to end his career. “He made this decision when he saw that he was playing less than he expected,” said Xavi, when asked about the resignation of the veteran defender. This meant that a new lieutenant had to be appointed.

To date, Ter Stegen has captained Barcelona three times in official matches. The first time took place on April 17, 2018, against Celta, the second time on October 29, 2020 against Eibar, and the third time on August 21 of this year. With Real Sociedad.

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In the same press conference, Xavi confirmed this in the derby match Lewandowski, whose penalty has been suspended pending appeal review, will be able to play. The timing of this decision surprised us. They told us that we have two or three days to appeal. The penalty has been known since November and the solution should have been known much earlier – said the coach.

The Barcelona-Espanyol match will be played on Saturday, December 31 at 6 p.m the time. 14. We invite you to follow the text coverage in Sport.pl and in the mobile application Sport.pl LIVE.